14th Annual Literary Festival at ODU: October 8-10, 1991


Tree Swenson, 14th Annual ODU Literary Festival


Tree Swenson

Document Type

Featured Participant

Festival Date



Webb University Center

Author/Artist Bio

Tree Swenson is the publisher of Copper Canyon Press, which she co-founded (with Sam Hamill) in 1972. Now one of the most respected publishers in the country, Copper Canyon Press publishes a notable range of poets from many languages and cultures, including Pablo Neruda, Thomas McGrath, Vicente Aleixandre, Olga Broumas, Odysseas Elytis, and others. Books published by the press have received numerous awards for literary content and design. Swenson is currently president of the Board of Directors of Copper Canyon Press and also serves as art director of Graywolf Press. Swenson will take part in a panel discussion at 11 a.m., on October 10, in the Hampton-Newport News Room.


Swenson was in a group discussion of censorship with Liam Rector and Susan Broadhead on Thursday, October 10th, 1991 at 11:00 a.m. in Webb University Center.


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