John Ryland lives and writes in Northport, Alabama with his wife and two sons. His previous works include the novels Souls Harbor and Shatter, the collection of short stories entitled Southern Gothic, and a poetry chapbook, The Stranger, Poems from the chair. You can find his other works in publications such as Bewildering Stories, The Eldritch Journal, The Writer’s Magazine, Otherwise Engaged, The Birmingham Arts Journal, Subterranean Blue, and others, as well as the online journal The Chamber Magazine. His novel The Man with No Eyes will be released in March 2022.
When not writing or attending various sporting events for his sons, he enjoys gardening, people watching, and wondering what makes people do the things they do.