Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Ryan Sherwood  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Other Science Fiction

Born: 1979 in Cary, IL


Illinois Connection

I was born in Elgin, IL and raised in Cary, IL. I attended Cary-Grove highschool, McHenry County College and got my Bachelors degree at Columbia College Chicago. I currently live in McHenry. My first novel has portions take place in Crystal Lake and Woodstock during the 1930's.

Biographical and Professional Information

Unable to recall a time when he wasn t writing or drawing, Ryan earned a degree from Columbia College Chicago in both subjects to evolve his art addictions into a career. When not working as a graphic designer in the Chicago suburbs, Ryan spends his time immersed in books, comics, movies, or hunched over his laptop writing.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library


-- *The Truth About Books - April 09 book of the month, ''Revenants