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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Robert Sward  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Poetry

Born: in Chicago, Illinois


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.

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