Karen Swenson is an American poet and journalist.
About Karen Swenson
American poet and journalist known for The Landlady in Bangkok, A Sense of Direction, East-West: Poems, and other works. She was the 1993 recipient of A National Poetry Series Award.
Karen Swenson Before Fame
She studied at New York University and Barnard College. She published her debut poetry collection, An Attic of Ideals, in 1974.
Achievement of Karen Swenson
Her poetic work, A Daughter's Latitude, recounts both foreign travel and metaphorical trips to childhood landscapes.
Karen Swenson Family Life
She was born in New York City and raised in Chappaqua, New York.
Associations of Karen Swenson
She and former North Carolina Poet Laureate Fred Chappell were both born in 1936.