About the Author


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Keith Rutowski Photography.

Ryan McLendon received his Masters’ in Journalism from New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute in Manhattan in 201o after graduating from the University of Cincinnati with Bachelor’s Degrees in English Literature, Journalism, and a minor in German Language in 2008. He is Fulbright Scholar, a RIAS Berlin Kommission Fellow in Broadcast Journalism and the 2009 National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association Leroy F. Aarons Scholarship recipient.

Currently, McLendon is a full-time reporting intern at the Associated Press. He has contributed stories to The New York Daily News, The Advocate, Sirius XM Radio, CNN, The Village Voice, Cincinnati Magazine and  Cincinnati CityBeat.


4 responses to “About the Author

  1. I see that Phil has also asked you to contribute to The Midwestern Review. In reading the title of your website (the link was in an e-mail that Phil sent me), I am curious to know if ‘Slouching Towards Manhattan’ is a reference to W.B. Yeats’ poem “Second Coming.” Respond at your convenience.

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  3. Mother Chanak

    Go Ryan!

  4. Ryan,

    Read about your story in NYT good. Luck. I’m an artist/musician in BK. Holla if you need a hand. I just followed you on twitter.


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