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 two books of poetry and over a dozen chapbooks including 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 works on the Fred Wah Digital Archive.