Ryan R. Campbell
Author and Speaker
Ryan R. Campbell is an International Book Awards finalist, the founder of the Writescast Network, and the co-founder of Kill Your Darlings Candle Company.
As R.R. Campbell, his published novels include Accounting for It All and Imminent Dawn, which debuted as the number one new release for its genre on Amazon. His latest novel Scambait and his short story collection And Ampersand—both of which are published as Ryan R. Campbell—are now available with most major retailers.
Ryan has been an instructor for the University of Wisconsin Continuing Studies in Writing program and an invited speaker at conferences and seminars including the University of Wisconsin Writers’ Institute, Write by the Lake, UntitledTown, Lakefly Writers Conference, WisCon, and Great River Writes. His short-form fiction has been featured in Five:2:One Magazine’s #thesideshow, among others.
In 2020, he was the judge for the Wisconsin Writers Association’s Jade Ring Contest, the state’s longest-running prize for fiction.
Ryan and his wife, Lacey, live in Milwaukee, where he works as a software engineer for a Fortune 100 financial services and insurance firm.
A corporate do-little confronts whether his supposedly long-deceased father is responsible for the spam in his inbox.
A collection of short fiction that begins with endings, ends with beginnings, and elevates feel over form.
The International Book Awards finalist and first installment in the EMPATHY sci-fi saga.
An evocative, sweeping symphony of love, revenge, and desperation in cacophonous times.
Accounting for It All
Campbell's debut novel challenges prevailing narratives about sex work and pornography.
Odds & Ends
It’s not all books all the time. Here are some other tidbits about the author—in number form!
Ryan will be the first to tell you his German’s not so hot these days, but we’ll still count it among languages spoken… for now.
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Campbell is a master storyteller…
a breath of fresh air.
– author jeremy martin
JUNE 9, 2022
Author Meet & Greet • West Allis, WI
Join the author for food and drinks at this open-to-the-public, open-ended discussion about his latest novel and what it takes to be an author in the 21st century.
All are welcome and encouraged to come, regardless of whether they have read Scambait.
Streaming on Twitch • Online
You can occasionally catch the author holding fun, free-wheeling livestream sessions that encourage audience participation while he works to raise money for OneTreePlanted.org.
If you can’t attend when the events are live, replays are available to view after the original programming has aired!