Ryan K. Russell

Ryan K. Russell is a professional football player in the NFL, a published poet, author, and artist. He began writing around the age of seven when he lost his stepfather in a motorcycle accident. He then realized just how little his biological father was truly in his life. Ryan’s mother relocated him from Buffalo, New York to Dallas, Texas where Russell then fell in love with football. Though his love for football was well known and well celebrated he kept embracing, improving, and exploring his first love of writing. Russell graduated from the prestigious Purdue University and was drafted to the Dallas Cowboys. He saw most of his success with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and is excited to apply the same handwork and dedication to his writing. Russell is now a a published poet with Jack Wild publishing, a contributing editor of Barren Magazine, a fiction author, screenwriter, and NFL free agent. Connect with him on Instagram.

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November 6, 2019

111 Words you will Never Know. ~ Ryan K. Russell

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October 24, 2019

Love, months after Coming Out. ~ Ryan K. Russell

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August 8, 2019 Editor's Pick

How One Question from my Therapist helped me Realize how much a Soul can Handle. ~ Ry…

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July 31, 2019 Editor's Pick

You can’t Escape Grief. ~ Ryan K. Russell

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July 5, 2019 Editor's Pick

My Church offered Shame & Dressed it as Forgiveness. ~ Ryan K. Russell

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June 11, 2019 Editor's Pick

Everything Grows when you Go Missing: a Letter to my Depression. ~ Ryan K. Russell

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May 31, 2019

2 Tiny Love Notes for anyone Still Searching for the One. ~ Ryan K. Russell

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May 17, 2019 Editor's Pick

How I know You & I will Fall in Love. ~ Ryan K. Russell

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May 12, 2019

62 Words to help us Sit with the Heavy Stuff. ~ Ryan K. Russell

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