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Gladys Swan

Gladys Swan has published two novels, Carnival for the Gods (Vintage Contemporaries Series) and Ghost Dance: A Play of Voices, nominated by LSU Press for the Pen/Faulkner Award. She has published six collections of short fiction, the most recent being A Garden Amid Fires. Her short fiction has appeared in such literary magazines as the Kenyon Review, Sewanee Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, Shenandoah, Manoa, Ohio Review, and Prairie Schooner, where she was awarded the Lawrence Foundation Prize for Fiction. In 200l, she received the Tate Prize for Poetry from the Sewanee Review. She was awarded one of the first Open Fellowships from the Lilly Endowment for a study of Inuit art and mythology and has held residencies at Yaddo, the Fundacion Valpariso in Spain, and the Chateau de Lavigny in Switzerland, and the Martha’s Vineyard Writers’ Residency. She has received various fellowships for residencies in painting at the Vermont Studio Center, where she has also been a Guest Writer.

Robert Day


Gladys Swan, Ghost Dance

Gladys Swan: Ghost Dance: A Play of Voices

Gladys Swan, Jungle

Gladys Swan: Jungle

Gladys Swan, The Tigers Eye

Gladys Swan: The Tiger’s Eye: Selected Stories

Gladys Swan, Small Wonder

Gladys Swan: Small Wonder

Gladys, Swan Ceremony of Innocence, Serving House Books

Gladys Swan: Ceremony of Innocence

A Dark Gamble

Gladys Swan: A Dark Gamble

Gladys Swan, Ancestors

Gladys Swan:​ Ancestors

The Dream Seekers

Gladys Swan:​ The Dream Seekers

The World of Carnival

Gladys Swan:​ The World of Carnival

Dancing with Snakes

Gladys Swan:​ Dancing with Snakes

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