Ryan Cooper is a former writer for ThoughtCo and contributed work for over nine and a half years. Since the late '80s, he has been going to shows, listening to records, and writing about the punk rock scene in a wide assortment of small-press publications and some large publications.
In the 'zine days, Ryan wrote for Article 1 and Vox Metallum, and his work appeared in Alternative Press. He is also a contributing writer to the edited books "Read By Dawn: Volume 3" and "Punk Rock Saved My Ass."
Ryan holds a bachelor's degree in communication and writing from Western Michigan University.
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