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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Robert Sward  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Poetry

Audience: Adult;

Born: in Chicago, Illinois


-- Website -- http://www.robertsward.com/index.htm
-- Robert Sward on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=robert+sward


Illinois Connection

Robert was born and raised on the North Side of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Robert Sward has taught at Cornell University, the Iowa Writers workshop and at UC Santa Cruz. He served in the U.S. Navy in the combat zone during the Korean War and later worked for CBS radio.


Published Works

  • Four Incarnations, New and Selected Poems, Coffee House Press, 1991
  • A Much Married Man, Ekstasis Editions, 1996
  • Rosicrucian in the Basement, Black Moss Press, 2001
  • Heavenly Sex, Black Moss Press, 2002
  • God is in the Cracks, Black Moss Press, 2006


Selected Titles At Your Library

Four incarnations :
ISBN: 0918273900. OCLC Number:

Coffee House Press ;. Minneapolis :. 1991.

A much-married man :
ISBN: 0921215991. OCLC Number:

Ekstasis Eds.,. Victoria, B.C. :. ©1996.

Rosicrucian in the basement :
ISBN: 0887533531. OCLC Number:

Black Moss Press,. Windsor, Ont. :. 2001.

Heavenly sex :
ISBN: 0887533752. OCLC Number:

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God is in the cracks :
ISBN: 0887534228. OCLC Number:

Black Moss Press,. Windsor, Ont. :. 2006.


Speaking Engagements

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Contact Author robert@robertsward.com