Ryan Gattis is the author of the novel Kung Fu High School—which was acquired by The Weinstein Company, Creative Writing lecturer at Chapman University in Orange, California, co-founder of publishing collective Black Hill Press— which specialises in Contemporary American Novellas, and a member of street art collective UGLARworks, where he serves as Creative Director.
He earned an MA in Creative Writing Prose from UEA and currently lives in Los Angeles.
In May 2015, Picador published Ryan’s new novel All Involved. This powerful prose is set on the streets of Los Angeles during the 6 day riots in 1992.
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