Marly Swick

Professor Emerita
316 Tate
Research and Teaching: 

Creative writing

Marly Swick is the author of two short story collections, Monogamy and The Summer Before the Summer of Love(HarperCollins), and two novels, Paper Wings (HarperCollins) and Evening News (Little, Brown). A recipient of an NEA grant, James Michener grant, and Wisconsin Creative Writing Institute Fellowship, her short fiction has appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, Redbook, Gettysburg Review, Iowa Review, The North American Review, among other magazines, and has been anthologized in O'Henry Prize Stories, Best of the South, Contemporary West Coast Writers, The Iowa Award, High Infidelity, and other collections.


PhD, American University

Select Publications: 
  • Marly Swick. The Summer Before the Summer of Love (University of Nebraska Press, 2004)
  • Marly Swick. Dernier Saison Avant L’Amour French Edition of The Summer Before The Summer of Love. Albin Michel Publishers, Paris, 2004