Eleanor Swanson is a widely published poet and fiction writer. Her first book of poetry, A Thousand Bonds: Marie Curie and the Discovery of Radium, was a finalist for the Colorado Book Award. Her third book of poetry, Memory’s Rooms, was published by Conundrum Press. She has published a novel and two short-story collections. Her latest short story collection, Exiles and Expatriates, won the Press Americana Prize. She has received an NEA and Colorado Council on the Arts Fellowships. She is a Core Faculty Member in the Mile-High MFA Program.