Eleanor Swanson

Eleanor Swanson

Eleanor Swanson’s fiction and poetry have appeared or are forthcoming in a number of publications including The Missouri Review, Black Warrior Review, High Plains Literary Review, The Denver Quarterly, and The Southern Review. Awards include a Fiction Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts and a Colorado Council on the Arts Fellowship in Literature (fiction). Her first poetry collection, A Thousand Bonds: Marie Curie and the Discovery of Radium, was a finalist for the Colorado Book Award. Her second collection of poetry, Trembling in the Bones: A Commemorative Edition, will be reissued by 3:ATaosPress. Little Houses, her debut short story collection, was published by Stephen F. Austin State University Press. Her third book of poetry—Memory’s Rooms—is forthcoming from Conundrum Press. A native of Miami, Florida, Swanson now lives in Denver and teaches environmental literature and fiction and poetry workshops at Regis University, where she is a professor in the English Department.