Nathan Ripley

Nathan Ripley is the pen name of Journey Prize-winning literary fiction writer and journalist Naben Ruthnum. His stories and essays have appeared in The Walrus, Hazlitt, Sight & Sound, and Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, among other places. In 2017, Naben’s acclaimed short memoir, Curry: Eating, Reading and Race was published by Coach House Books as part of its Exploded Views series. 

Acording to the Toronto Star, “… the emerging talent truly hits his stride with Find You in the Dark, a well-crafted crime novel that proves utterly absorbing.”

Naben lives in Toronto. Follow him on Twitter @NabenRuthnum.


Find You in the Dark

Simon & Schuster – In this chilling debut thriller, in the vein of Dexter and The Talented Mr. Ripley, a family man obsessed with digging up the undiscovered remains of serial killer victims catches the attention of a murderer prowling the streets of Seattle. More…

Toronto Star Review, March 16, 2018