Sward, Robert S.

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SWARD, Robert S.

SWARD, Robert S. American/Canadian, b. 1933. Genres: Novels, Poetry, History, Writing/Journalism, Autobiography/Memoirs. Career: Member, Writing Program, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1962-64; Writer-in- Residence, University of Victoria, BC, 1969-73; Founding Ed., Soft Press, Victoria, 1970-77, and Hancock House Publishers, Victoria, 1976-79; Member, Writing Program, Cabrillo College, Aptos, CA, 1988-, and University of California Extension, Santa Cruz, 1988-; Uncle Dog Audio, founder and director, 2002-. University of Iowa, writing program, 1966-67. Guggenheim Fellowship, 1965-66; Fulbright Fellowship, 1960-61; Villa Montalvo Literary Arts Award, 1992. Publications: Uncle Dog and Other Poems, 1962; Kissing the Dancer, 1964; Thousand-Year-Old Fiancee, 1965; In Mexico and Other Poems, 1966; Horgbortom Stringbottom, I Am Yours, You Are History, 1970; Quorum/Noah, 1970; Letter to a Straw Hat, 1974; The Jurassic Shales (novel), 1975; Lasqueti Island, B.C., 1978; Six Poems, 1980; Twelve Poems, 1982; Half-a-Life's History: Poems New and Selected, 1983; Movies: Left to Right, 1983; The Toronto Islands: An Illustrated History, 1983; (with R. Priest and R. Zend) The Three Roberts, 1984; Four Incarnations: New and Selected Poems, 1957-1991, 1991; Autobiography in Contemporary Authors Autobiography Series, Vol. 13, 1991, rev. ed., 2003; (with C. Atkinson, T. Shaw and D. Swanger), Family, 1994; A Much-Married Man, A Novel, 1996; Rosicrucian in the Basement & Other Poems, 2001; Heavenly Sex and Other Poems, 2002. EDITOR: Vancouver Island Poems, 1973; Cheers for Muktananda, 1974. Address: PO Box 7062, Santa Cruz, CA 95061-7062, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]