C. Denby Swanson

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Playwright, Dramaturg, Educator

C. Denby Swanson is a graduate of Smith College, NTI, and UT-Austin's Michener Center for Writers. She is a former recipient of Jerome, McKnight, and Inge Fellowships, and the NEA/TCG National Theater Residency Program for Playwrights. She has taught at UT-Austin, Cornell College, Southwestern University and Texas State University. Her work is published by Heinemann, Smith & Kraus, Dramatists Play Service, and Playscripts.


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I like working with writers who are interested in asking questions, pushing boundaries and expectations, working theatrically, and writing toward their fears.

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