Ryan D Gillespie currently resides in Portland, OR. Professionally, he pays the bills at a shoe company. He has been a supply chain production planner, an admin, a project manager, a business analyst, and a legal assistant.

In his spare time he roots for the Timbers and Thorns. He is an amateur baker, brewer, food preserver, and recovering English major.

He occasionally writes things at a rhino walks (but mainly just lists the books he reads).