Ryan Van Meter—who received an MA from the creative writing program—will be reading from his much-praised new essay collection, If You Knew Then What I Know Now. In a starred review, Publishers Weekly recently described the book as a “moving debut” with “profoundly universal appeal.”
Ryan Van Meter
Tuesday, April 26
Dorothy Day Room 400
John T. Richardson Library, 2350 N. Kenmore Ave.
DePaul University Lincoln Park Campus
Ryan Van Meter holds an MA in creative writing from DePaul and an MFA in nonfiction writing from The University of Iowa. His essays have appeared in The Gettysburg Review, Indiana Review, Gulf Coast, Arts & Letters, and Fourth Genre, among others, and selected for anthologies including Best American Essays 2009. He currently lives in California where he is an assistant professor of creative nonfiction at The University of San Francisco.