Nick Ripatrazone


Nick Ripatrazone is a writer and critic.

His newest books of fiction include
Good People, a book of stories (Foxhead Books), and We Will Listen For You, a novella (CCM Press).

Ember Days, his second collection of stories, will be published in March 2015 by Braddock Avenue Books.

Nick’s other books include a novella,
This Darksome Burn (Queen’s Ferry Press), a book of literary criticism, The Fine Delight: Postconciliar Catholic Literature (Cascade Books 2013), and two books of poetry, This Is Not About Birds (Gold Wake Press 2012) and Oblations (Gold Wake Press 2011).

He is a staff writer for
The Millions, and has also written for Esquire, The Sewanee Review, The Kenyon Review, Shenandoah, Commonweal, and National Public Radio.

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