Dan Ryder is a poet and editor from Doncaster, South Yorkshire. A recent graduate of the Manchester Writing School, his poems are found in various Australian and British literary journals.

In 2015, he lived in Melbourne, Australia for a year and was on the Voiceworks editorial committee as a poetry editor. Voiceworks is a national quarterly literary magazine which publishes new writing and art by Australians under the age of 25.

Now living back in Doncaster, he is social media manager for local arts and culture magazine Doncopolitan. In 2017 he curated his first exhibition These poets, our kin / These poems, our stories at the Frenchgate Centre.