Press Kit

If you are a member of the media, or another interested party, please feel free to download my press kit below. All author photos are free for use without concern to rights clearances. Cover image is owned by Coffin Hop Press, but permission is granted for use.


Ryan States was born in Calgary Alberta on Oct 18, 1971. He spent his childhood in Saskatoon, and returned to Alberta as adult.

He lives with his platonic life parter, another writer, Gayleen Froese, and a great many animals.

In addition to his writing, he is an actor and occasional standup comedian, and is employed as a corporate trainer.

He has self published two books, Souria, and Silver Bullets. His most recent novel, Sleeping Underwater available from The Seventh Terrace.

His next novel, Somebody Else’s Story, is a half-sequel to Sleeping Underwater and will come out in 2023 from The Seventh Terrace.

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