Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Denise Swanson  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Fiction

Born: In Illinois


Illinois Connection

Denise is from Plainfield, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

In addition to her writing Dense Swanson is a school psychologist and has lived the life she writes about. She is a national bestselling mystery author,and a nationally-known presenter and keynote speaker. She has been invited all over the country to present her workshops and speak to audiences ranging from school psychologists to teachers to romance and mystery writer authors.Denise Swanson lives in Illinois with her husband, classical composer David Stybr.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library


-- *Best Début Mystery of 2000, ''Small-Town Honey'' *Best Mainstream Mystery, ''Pink Elephant'' *Best Amateur Sleuth Mystery of 2000, ''Small-Town Honey''