Gladys Swan





Gladys Swan


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Gladys Swan is both a writer and a visual artist. She has published two novels, Carnival for the Gods in the Vintage Contemporaries Series, and Ghost Dance: A Play of Voices, nominated by LSU Press for the PEN Faulkner and PEN West awards. News from the Volcano, a novella and stories, set mostly in New Mexico, was nominated for the PEN/Faulkner Award and the National Book Critics’ Circle Award. The Tiger’s Eye: New & Selected Stories is the most recent of her seven collections of short fiction. Her stories have been selected for various anthologies, including Best of the West. Her fiction has appeared in the Sewanee Review, Kenyon Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, Chelsea, Shenandoah, Ohio Review, New Letters, Southwest Review, Prairie ...more

Average rating: 3.78 · 87 ratings · 14 reviews · 14 distinct works
Carnival for the Gods

3.31 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 1986
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The Tiger's Eye: New & Sele...

3.50 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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A Garden Amid Fires: Stories

4.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2007
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News from the Volcano: Stories

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2000
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A Visit to Strangers: Stories

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1996
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A Dark Gamble

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On the Edge of the Desert: ...

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1979 — 2 editions
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Of Memory and Desire: Stories

it was ok 2.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1989 — 5 editions
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Ghost Dance: A Play of Voic...

it was ok 2.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1992 — 5 editions
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The World of Carnival

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