2019 PEW Center for Arts & Heritage Fellow
Ryan Eckes is a poet from Philadelphia. His latest books include General Motors (Split Lip Press, 2018), which is about labor and the influence of public and private transportation on city life, and fine nothing (Albion Books, 2019). He is also the author of Valu-Plus and Old News (Furniture Press 2014, 2011) and the chapbook Patriotismo, translated by Carlos Soto-Román (Libros del Pez Espiral, Chile, 2016). Eckes has worked as an adjunct professor and labor organizer in education.