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John Joseph Ryan

John Joseph Ryan Headshot against Brick Wall

John Joseph Ryan’s work has appeared in River Styx, McSweeney’s, and The Dark City (U.S.), and in international publications such as Mystery Magazine (Canada), Samjoko (Republic of Korea), Channel (Ireland), and A-Z of Horror (U.K.). John is co-author of the noir short, “Hothouse by the River” (University of Iowa Center for the Book), and he is also the author of a crime novel, A Bullet Apiece (Amphorae Publishing Group, 2015). John hosts the YouTube series, "Creepy Poem of the Day," in St. Louis, Missouri, the heart of American promise and decline.

Radon Works

"Carbon and Circuitry” – Issue 5


John chats about his love for noir and dark fiction, St. Louis, his YouTube video series featuring creepy poems, Halloween as breaking from identity, international publishing, and Barnes & Noble author events.

November 17, 2023

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