Lecturers at the Jefferson Educational Society

Ryan Rydzewski

Ryan Rydzewski, M.F.A., is a writer based in Pittsburgh, where he covers everything from food to philanthropy to education. His work has appeared in Pittsburgh Magazine, NEXTpittsburgh, Hippocampus, and elsewhere. After earning his B.A. in English at the University of Pittsburgh, he enrolled in Chatham University's M.F.A. program, where his narrative nonfiction account of the Erie Gauge War won the university's best thesis award in 2015.