Ryan Gattis is the author of Kung Fu and All Involved, which won the American Library Associations Alex Award & the Lire Award for Noir of the Year in France. Gattis lives and writes in Los Angeles, where he is a member of the street art crew UGLARworks & a founding board member of 1888, a Southern California literary arts non-profit.
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@gregorydjohnsen Agreed, sir. Have you seen the film yet? Is it worth the time?
by @Ryan_Gattis - 1 hours ago
Q&A: I spoke to the astute @bldgblog about SAFE, films, @NovicSara's aid, & talking someone out of killing you. https://t.co/xPgqJQ0y5y
by @Ryan_Gattis - 8 hours ago
@Leilah_Makes @picadorbooks @greenkatie 👋👋👋
by @Ryan_Gattis - 9 hours ago
RT @LAhistory: [email protected] exhibit "tells story of 8 murals made by Chicano artists in SoCal that were challenged, censored, whitewashed,&…
by @Ryan_Gattis - 11 hours ago
Bit of an early morning recording something for the Beeb here in Los Angeles. https://t.co/fIpKTdLpyg
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