A Distinguished Professor of English at Iowa State University, Mary Swander has written several poems, essays, and books, none more profoundly stirring than her personal account of healing after a car accident, The Desert Pilgrim.
Good To Know
In our interview, Swander shared some fun facts with us:
"I live in an old one-room Amish schoolhouse."
"I have a dog who can answer the phone."
"I am a licensed massage therapist and a licensed hypnotherapist."