Rebecca Swanson lives in Colorado with her husband and two young sons. Her essays have appeared or are forthcoming in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Parents Magazine, The Boston Globe, River Teeth Journal, Woman’s Day, Cosmopolitan, Country Living, Brain Child Magazine, The Rumpus and elsewhere. One of her stories was awarded an honorable mention in Glimmer Train’s Short Story Award for New Writers.

Her works-in-progress include:

A middle-grade novel about a seventh-grade swimmer who hides Tourette’s from her best friend. #ownvoices

A young adult novel, pitched as All the Bright Places meets Hatchet. After her boyfriend abandons her, she faces her 16th birthday, the wilderness, and her unsettled mind–alone. #ownvoices

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