Ryan White

Ryan White, the author of Springsteen: Album by Album and Jimmy Buffett: A Good Life All the Way, has twice been named one of the top feature writers in the country by the Society for Features Journalism. He spent sixteen years at The Oregonian covering sports, music, and culture. He’s written for The Wall Street Journal, Sports Illustrated, The Sacramento Bee, The Dallas Morning News, and Portland Monthly. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

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Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

A. You can edit anything but a blank page.

Q. Is there a book you love to reread?

A. 'You Gotta Play Hurt' -- Dan Jenkins

Q. What comment do you hear most often from your readers?

A. Back in the newspaper days, I used to hear from people who didn't like the general topic, but liked the specific story. Happened a lot when I covered golf.

Q. What were your previous occupations?

A. Newspaper hack (sports, music, culture); I mowed lawns; I worked in a deli; one summer I assembled computer cables, hundreds of 'em a day, all day, every day (totaled a car that summer).

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