Gary Swaim is a professor of playwriting, the writing of both poetry and fiction, and studies in dramatic literature. He is a produced playwright, director, and actor. His first creative writing endeavors and successes occurred with poetry and was recently selected as the 2011 Texas Senior Poet Laureate. Following poetry came his short stories. He continues writing and teaching in each of these genres. Originally from California, he now resides in the Dallas, TX. area.
"...be patient toward all that is unresolved in your
heart and try to love the questions themselves like
locked rooms and like books that are written in a
foreign tongue. . ." -- Rainer Maria Rilke