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Bradley Erven Ryant

clergyman , publishing company executive

Bradley Erven Ryant was American clergyman, publishing company executive. Ordained minister Unitarian Universalist Church, 1973. Member Poets in Residence Writers Group (founding), Comstock Writers Group (honorary, honored poet).

Background

Ryant, Bradley Erven was born on July 5, 1935 in Lowell, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Charles Ervin and Jessie Maud (Gillman) Ryant.

Education

Master of Divinity, Bangor Theological Seminary, 1970. Bachelor, Florida Atlantic University, 1973.

Career

Musician, Oneida, New York, l955-65;pastor, Universalist Church, Central Square, New York, l974-76;pastor, Universalist Church, Cortland, New York, l976-84;street minister, Syracuse, New York, l984-87;owner, manager, Snowbound Press, West Monroe, New York, l988-.

Achievements

  • Ordained minister Unitarian Universalist Church, 1973.

Works

  • Author: (poetry under the name Josip Juraj Snow) Strange Whispers in the Night, 1988, The Moving Darkness, 1989, the Night the Flowers Died, 1990, A Curious Mixture of Hope and Dispair, 1991. Editor Poetry Peddler, since 1988. Bi-monthly poetry columnist, since 1988.

    Contributor articles to various publications.

Membership

Member Poets in Residence Writers Group (founding), Comstock Writers Group (honorary, honored poet).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Camping.

Connections

Married Anna Mae Fellows, June l3, l959. Children: Kenneth Nolan, Timothy Alan.

father:
Charles Ervin Ryant

mother:
Jessie Maud (Gillman) Ryant

spouse:
Anna Mae Fellows

children:
Kenneth Nolan Ryant

Timothy Alan Ryant