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Garry Ryan

Photo: Luke Towers 2017

In 2004, Garry Ryan published his first Detective Lane novel, Queen’s Park. The second, The Lucky Elephant Restaurant, won a 2007 Lambda Literary Award. He has since published seven more titles in the Calgary Herald-bestselling series: A Hummingbird Dance, Smoked, Malabarista, Foxed, Glycerine, Indiana Pulcinella, and his latest, Matanzas, which will be released in Fall 2017. In 2009, Ryan was awarded Calgary’s Freedom of Expression Award. His series of World War II aviation adventure stories began publication in 2012 with Blackbirds. The second installment, Two Blackbirds, was released Spring 2014.
For more information on Garry Ryan, the Detective Lane Series, and Blackbirds, visit www.garryryan.ca.

Phone number:
4039686122

Publications

Queen's Park. NeWest Press, 2004
The Lucky Elephant Restaurant. NeWest Press, 2006
A Hummingbird Dance . NeWest Press, 2008
Smoked. NeWest Press, 2010
Malabarista. NeWest Press, 2011
Foxed. NeWest Press, 2013
Glycerine. NeWest Press, 2014
Indiana Pulcinella. NeWest Press, 2016
Matanzas. NeWest Press, 2017
Blackbirds. NeWest Press, 2012
Two Blackbirds. NeWest Press, 2014

Awards

Garry Ryan for LUCKY ELEPHANT RESTAURANT, 2007 LAMBDA
Garry Ryan for Calgary's Freedom of Expression Award, 2009
Eligible for National Public Readings Program :
Yes

WITS

Northern OAC WITS:
No
GST:
GST not applicable