Patrick Swenson

MisCon 28 Attending Professional

Patrick Swenson's first novel The Ultra Thin Man appeared from Tor in August 2014. He edited the small press magazine Talebones for 14 years, and still runs Fairwood Press, a book line, which began in 2000. A graduate of Clarion West, he has sold stories to the anthology Like Water for Quarks, and magazines such as Marion Zimmer Bradley’s Fantasy Magazine, Figment, and others. He runs the Rainforest Writers Village retreat every spring at Lake Quinault, Washington. Patrick, a high school teacher for 30 years, has a Masters Degree in Education, teaches in Auburn, Washington, and lives in Bonney Lake, Washington with his thirteen-year-old son Orion.

Scheduled Panels and Presentations:

(Tentative)

  • Fri 2:00 - 2:50 PM, Being a Published Author . . ., Great Hall (Upstairs)
  • Break Fri 2:50 - Fri 4:00
  • Fri 4:00 - 4:50 PM, Writers' Workshop Meet and Greet, Containment Room (Upstairs)
  • Break Fri 4:50 - Sat 11:00
  • Sat 11:00 - 12:50 PM, Writers' Workshop Great Hall, Great Hall (Upstairs)
  • Break Sat 12:50 - Sat 4:00
  • Sat 4:00 - 5:50 PM, First Page: Make or Break, Containment Room (Upstairs)
  • Break Sat 5:50 - Sat 7:00
  • Sat 7:00 - 7:50 PM, Reading: Patrick Swenson, Upstairs 3 (Upstairs Programming 3)
  • Break Sat 7:50 - Sun 10:00
  • Sun 10:00 - 10:50 AM, Author Book Signing, Containment Room (Upstairs)
  • Sun 11:00 - 11:50 AM, It Came from the Slushpile, Great Hall (Upstairs)
  • Break Sun 11:50 - Mon 10:00
  • Mon 10:00 - 10:50 AM, Monday Morning Coffee Klatch (Hour 1), The Tent (2)
  • Mon 11:00 - 11:50 AM, Monday Morning Coffee Klatch (Hour 2), The Tent (2)

Note: Guest and pro biographical information may have been updated since MisCon 28.

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