Tucson Festival of Books

Heather Swan (She/her)



Drew Szabo

Heather Swan's poems have appeared in such journals as Terrain, Minding Nature, Poet Lore, Phoebe, The Raleigh Review, The Hopper, Midwestern Gothic and Cold Mountain, and in many anthologies. She is the author of the poetry collections "A Kinship with Ash" (Terrapin), which was a finalist for the ASLE Book Award, and "Dandelion" (Terrapin). She is also a recipient of an Illinois Arts Council Fellowship, the Maud Weinshenk Award, the August Derleth Prize for Poetry, and an honorable mention for the Lorine Niedecker Award. Her nonfiction has appeared in Aeon, Belt, Catapult, Edge Effects, Emergence, ISLE, Minding Nature, and  The Learned Pig. Her book "Where Honeybees Thrive: Stories from the Field" (Penn State Press) won the Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Award. A companion book, "Where the Grass Still Sings: Stories of Insects and Interconnection," will be published in spring 2024. She teaches environmental literature and writing in Madison, WI.

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Book:
Dandelion
Poetry
Terrapin Books
October 2023
ISBN 9781947896697
106 pages