ABOUT
RYAN BLOOM
L'HISTOIRE

Ryan Bloom was born and raised in Washington, D.C. He teaches creative writing, literature, and composition at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

MAGAZINES

His writing has appeared in The New Yorker, New England Review, Tin House, Guernica, PEN America, Salon, Vice, Black Clock, Creative Nonfiction, Catapult Books, The American Prospect, and a variety of other publications. In 2014 and 2019, he was awarded endowed fellowships by The Corporation of Yaddo, an artists' retreat in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

BOOKS

In addition to short-form work, Ryan has published a full-length translation of Albert Camus' Notebooks 1951 - 1959, which was shortlisted for The French-American Foundation and The Florence Gould Foundation's Excellence in Translation Award, as well as a full-length translation of Camus' The First Man: The Graphic Novel. He's currently working on translations of Albert Camus' Complete Plays and Complete Journals

WRITING

A Selection of

Recent Work

Since It Happened
Since It Happened

Short Story, J Journal: New Writing on Justice

Stasis
Stasis

Short Story, The Normal School

The Sea Inside the Sun
The Sea Inside the Sun

Short Story, Chicago Quarterly Review

I'll Get Back to You
I'll Get Back to You

Short Story, Vice

The First Man
The First Man

Camus Translation, Pegasus Books

The Hall at the End of the Hall
The Hall at the End of the Hall

Short Story, Tiny Crimes Anthology, Catapult Books

They, We, Me
They, We, Me

Short Story, Vice / Motherboard

Oh, The Places You Will Go!
Oh, The Places You Will Go!

Short Story, Guernica / PEN America

Lost in Translation
Lost in Translation

Essay, The New Yorker