Poetry. THE CONTEST is rich in humor, filled with love and angry at injustice. About her first book of poems, THE ONE AND ONLY HUMAN GALAXY, Honor Moore wrote "Let us welcome Swados the poet! [This] is a triumphant debut." Harvey Shapiro called it "a must-read."
Elizabeth Swados has published fiction, nonfiction, and children's books and received the Ken Award, as well as a New York Public Library Award for her book My Depression. Other awards include five Tony nominations, three Obie Awards, a Helen Hayes Award, and many others. She is the author of THE ONE AND ONLY HUMAN GALAXY (2009), WAITING: SELECTED NONFICTION (2011) and THE CONTEST (2013), all from Hanging Loose Press.Author City: New York, NY USA