Ryan Byrnes


Ryan Byrnes is an undergraduate studying Creative Writing and Mechanical Engineering in Iowa. His first foray into writing was as the founder and owner of publishing imprint, Avency Press, where he wrote and published one illustrated children’s book and four young adult novels, then launched a book campaign to inspire children to write their own stories. Since then, he has interned for one year at Pen&Publish, an Indiana-based press where he managed social media accounts for the company and its three imprints. Ryan is the author of a historical novel, Royal Beauty Bright, to be published in Fall 2018.

Ryan reads for Nikki Terpilowski.