C. Denby Swanson is a graduate of Smith College, the Michener Center for Writers at UT--Austin, and the National Theater Institute. She has been a Jerome Fellow, McKnight Advancement Grant recipient, and William Inge Playwright in Residence. Her work has been developed at workshops coast to coast, from the the Lark Playwrights Festival, NYS&F, JAW @ Portland Center Stage, and the Earth Matters on Stage Festival. She was part of the NEA/TCG National Theater Residency Program for Playwrights. Her work is published by Smith & Kraus, Heineman, Dramatists Play Service, and Playscripts.com.
Alley All New Festival 2020 featured affiliated writer C. Denby Swanson's play NUTSHELL.