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SARAH ELLEN WYATT-SWANSON
(2008 Graduate)

Sarah Wyatt Swanson finished her MFA in Creative Writing at Indiana University in May 2008, where she was twice nominated for the AWP Intro Journals Award, once nominated for a Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship, and was awarded the Booth Tarkington Thesis-Year Fellowship. She works at Indiana University’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs, volunteers for Lyric Poetry Review, plays drums in local band Tammar, and likes to stay home with her husband and dog.

Hometown: Danville, Virginia
B.A., University of Virginia, 1999

  • Jane Foulkes Malone Fellowship in Creative Writing, 2005-2006.
  • Samuel Yellen Fellowship in Poetry, 2005-2006.