Wendy Swift

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Wendy Swift is a recently retired creative writing who was awarded Memoir Magazine’s 2022 Memoir Prize for Books. Her unpublished manuscript, "A DREAM LIFE," won in the category of Transformation of Self. Other awards include the 2022 Honorable Mention from the Connecticut Press Club for her essay, “The Sentencing,” and the 2006 Press Club of Long Island Award for her narrative essay, “Ritter’s Pond,” published in Long Island Woman. Essays based on "A DREAM LIFE" have appeared in various literary magazines including, Grub Street Literary Magazine, Barely South Review, Adelaide Literary Magazine, Avalon Literary Magazine, and Memoir Magazine. She currently reads fiction submissions for Mud Season Review and writes narratives for the American Red Cross’s blog and grantors. Swift lives with her husband in Farmington, Connecticut.  Visit for more info.

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