- Craquelure, Conjunctions:58
- Brief, Image, and Etymology: On Reading, Conjunctions:63
- Three Narrows, Conjunctions:80
Ryan Flaherty’s poems and essays have appeared in journals such as Boston Review, Columbia, Denver Quarterly, BOMBlog, and The Winter Anthology. In 2013, his piece in Conjunctions:58, Riveted: The Obsession Issue was named a notable essay in Best American Essays. His first book of poems, What’s This, Bombardier? (Pleiades and LSU Press), won the Lena-Miles Wever Todd Poetry Series and he has two chapbooks from Bateau Press and Small Fires Press.