Ryan Fitzpatrick is a poet and critic living in Toronto/Tkaronto.
His critical work centres on questions of spatial production, emergence, intimacy, and assemblage as they relate to contemporary poetics. He recently completed a PhD at Simon Fraser University and a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowship at University of Toronto Scarborough.
He is the author of four books of poetry and over a dozen chapbooks including Sunny Ways (Invisible, 2023), Coast Mountain Foot (Talonbooks, 2021), Fortified Castles (Talonbooks, 2014), and Fake Math (Snare/Invisible, 2007). With Jonathan Ball, he edited Why Poetry Sucks: An Anthology of Humorous Experimental Canadian Poetry (Insomniac, 2014). With Deanna Fong, Janey Dodd, Susan Rudy, Fred Wah, and others, he worked on the Fred Wah Digital Archive. Currently, he is the publisher of Model Press, an online-only poetry micropress.