Knox grad honored by Carl Sandburg College

From: The Register Mail (Galesburg, IL)

Susan Swartwout was honored at Carl Sandburg College’s Alumni Awards Reception on Thursday, April 12. Swartwout, who graduated from the college in 1987, received the Distinguished Alumnus Award.

Since leaving [Carl Sandburg College] with an associate degree in art, Swartwout earned a bachelor’s degree in literature from Knox College and her doctorate from Illinois State University. She began Big Muddy, a journal of the Mississippi River Valley, and has published short stories, essays and poems, and aided in the completion of several books… Read more…