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→ Short bio

Patrick Swenson is a writer, publisher, editor, teacher, and retreat director. His newest novel is The Ultra Big Sleep (August 2016), a sequel to his first novel The Ultra Thin Man, which appeared from Tor in August 2014. A graduate of Clarion West, he has sold stories to the anthology Like Water for Quarks, and magazines such as Marion Zimmer Bradley’s Fantasy Magazine, Figment, and others.

 

→ Long bio

Patrick Swenson’s newest novel is The Ultra Big Sleep (August 2016), a sequel to first novel The Ultra Thin Man, which appeared from  Tor in August 2014. He edited the small press magazine Talebones magazine  for 14 years, and still runs Fairwood Press, a book line, which began in 2000. A graduate of Clarion West, he has sold stories to the anthology Like Water for Quarks, and magazines such as Marion Zimmer Bradley’s Fantasy Magazine, Figment, and others. He runs the Rainforest Writers Village retreat every spring at Lake Quinault, Washington. Patrick, a high school teacher for 30 years, has a Masters Degree in Education, teaches in Auburn, Washington, and lives in Bonney Lake, Washington with his thirteen-year-old son Orion.

Patrick is represented by Paul Lucas of  Janklow & Nesbit Associates.

→ Janklow & Nesbit Associates — 445 Park Avenue, New York  NY  10022;   Ph: +1 212-421-1700  Fax: +1 212-980-3671

 

→ Interviews

For interviews conducted for the publication of The Ultra Thin Man, see Appearances.

Interview at Science Fiction and Other Oddyseys, July 14, 2010

Interview transcript at Long Ridge Writers, January 2, 2004

 

→ Online

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/#!/patrick.swenson.5

Twitter https://twitter.com/patrick_swenson

Instagram http://instagram.com/patrick.swenson

Fairwood Press http://www.fairwoodpress.com

Rainforest Writers Village http://www.rainforestwriters.com

 

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