Dale A. Swanson
Swanson is an award winning published author, poet, screenwriter and playwright.
Writing strictly for pleasure in the early years, Swanson developed a style for delivering focused prose whether memoir, novel, or children’s fantasy. All his writings offer a banquet of memorable dialog carrying the reader through situations one can feel as though present at the happening.
He is an accomplished speaker, in demand by schools, history centers, senior centers, clubs, and many organizations wishing to learn the truths within the stories.
Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on October 17, 1942, Swanson moved with his family to the Village of Island Park in 1945. He attended Mound schools through graduation in 1960. He went directly into the Navy at age 17 and served honorably until discharged. Married since 1965, he has two children and four granddaughters.
Swanson has called Prior Lake, a small rural town southwest of the Twin Cities, his home for the past forty-eight years. He is a published author, poet, screenwriter, playwright and frequent guest speaker.
An avid outdoorsman and adventurer, his favorite pastimes involve hunting, camping, canoeing, and travel. Dale is the holder of three U.S. patents aligned with his passion for archery.
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