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Dr. Susan Swartwout, Ph.D.

Office: 810  Normal


  • EN478 / EN678: Advanced Creative Writing: Fiction  
  • EN 470/670 Advanced Creative Writing: Poetry
  • EN 302 Small-Press Publishing
  • EN 424/624 Editing and Research
  • EN 445/645 Advanced Publishing
  • EN 311 Practicum in Literary Editing

Publications in:

Lunarosity; River Styx; Sou’wester; The Laurel Review; Aethlon: The Journal of Sport Literature; Baybury Review; Spoon River Poetry Review; Pikestaff Forum; Illinois Review; Feminist Studies; Clockwatch Review; Analecta; Negative Capability; Rhino; Druid’s Cave; The Cape Rock; Great Stream Review; Vidette; Farmer’s Market; Lullwater Review; Whetstone; The Nebraska Review; Mississippi Review; Catch; Phizzogs; Beloit Poetry Journal; The Tennessee Williams Encyclopedia; "Janet Frame" in Gay and Lesbian Literature, Vol. 2; Illinois Writers’ Review; American Book Review; Rain Taxi; Review of Contemporary Fiction; Mid Rivers Review; Southern Quarterly; St. Louis Post-Dispatch; Hurricane Blues: Anthology; Reckless Writing: Anthology; Down to the Dark River: Anthology; Cuivre River: AnthologyStorm Country: Anthology.


Proud to Be: Writing by American Warriors, Volumes 1-4 (editor); Hurricane Blues: Poems About Katrina and Rita (co-editor); A Student's Guide to Getting Published; Real Things: An Anthology of Popular Culture in American Poetry (co-editor); Freaks: A Collection of Poetry; Uncommon Ground: Poetry.

Chapters in:

Value and Vision in American Literature; Conversations with Rita Dove


Grauel 301
Department of English
One University Plaza, MS 2650
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701