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Ryan W. Bradley

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Ryan W. Bradley has pumped gas, changed oil, painted houses, swept the floor of a mechanic's shop, worked on a construction crew in the Arctic Circle, fronted a punk band, and managed an independent children's bookstore. He now works in marketing for a library system. He received his MFA from Pacific University and has been published widely online and in print.

He is the author of eight books, including Prize Winners, Code for Failure, and Winterswim. His latest book, Nothing but the Dead and Dying is out now!

Glaciers

I won’t bury the lead. Some lovely folks are making my story, “Glaciers” into a short film. As a lifelong cinephile and former film student this is an exciting development. As a writer, it’s a humbling honor. Adaptations are, by nature, counterparts. They are their own works of art, but to be the catalyst for another work of art is all an artist can hope for.


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Average rating: 4.4 · 531 ratings · 111 reviews · 30 distinct worksSimilar authors
Winterswim

4.13 avg rating — 70 ratings — published 2014 — 5 editions
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Prize Winners

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Nothing but the Dead and Dying

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The Waiting Tide

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Code for Failure

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Mile Zero

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Aquarium

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“Maybe she'll bring him lunch, like she used to. Surprise him with fresh steak or ribs. Or she'll keep driving to places where there is no development, no dirt to move. She will find a glacier, where her skin can adopt the pale blue of the ice, still hard, refusing to melt for anyone or anything.”
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