November 25, 2015 | ,

Ryan Britt Owns the Internet

Ryan Britt
Ryan Britt, photo taken by Kristen McNally

Continuing our week-long celebration of Ryan Britt’s debut essay collection, Luke Skywalker Can’t Read and Other Geeky Truths, some links around the web:

Ryan on the new Star Wars feature, multiple Batmans, vintage Star Trek novels, and more at B&N’s Sci-Fi & Fantasy blog.

Awesome essays by Ryan about geek culture, how the Martian movie is probably better than the book, and an interview with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar over at Electric Literature

Story #1 contributor Allegra Frazier interview, “Nobody’s Expert: Ryan Britt on Monsters, Literacy, and Genre Crossings,” for Origins.

And Chris Lough’s smashing review of Ryan’s collection over at, “Uncontrolled Experiments Are the Most Fun. Luke Skywalker Can’t Read by Ryan Britt”: 

I believe that Pulitzer Prize finalist Karen Russell once summarized the former staff writer as “an uncontrolled experiment”—perhaps during a speech at the U.N. I don’t know—so it is with this in mind that you must confront Ryan and whatever lizard-person theory he is writing about this week. Be on guard…