Ryan Gattis

Ryan Gattis is the author of Safe, Kung Fu, and All Involved: A Novel of the 1992 L.A. Riots, which won the American Library Association’s Alex Award and the Lire Award for Noir of the Year in France. He lives and writes in Los Angeles, where he is a member of street art crew UGLARworks, and a Prison Writing Mentor for PEN America. His latest novel, The System, is a breakneck journey through every phase of the American criminal justice system.