Steven Schwartz

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Steven Schwartz grew up in Chester, Pennsylvania, and has lived in Colorado for the past 33 years. He is the author of four collections of stories and the novels Therapy and A Good Doctor’s Son. His fiction has received the Nelson Algren Award, the Sherwood Anderson Prize, the Cohen Award, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, the Colorado Book Award for the Novel and for Literary Fiction, and two O. Henry Prize Story Awards. His nonfiction has been published in the Gettysburg Review, Missouri Review, North American Review, Image, and has received the Cleanth Brooks Prize in Nonfiction from the Southern Review. He teaches in the low-residency MFA Program at Warren Wilson College and is Professor Emeritus of English at Colorado State where he taught in the MFA Creative Writing Program for 30 years and now serves as fiction editor for Colorado Review. His latest book is Madagascar: New and Selected Stories.

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Writing the Extreme

April 03, 2018

At a book group I visited recently, someone asked if there was anything I was afraid to write about.