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Barry Lee Swanson, author of Still Points


Barry Swanson in the news

Upcoming events

Barry will be embarking on a book tour in spring 2022, sharing his new novel Still Points. Keep your eyes on this space for added events.

Sunday, March 20 at 2 PM: Launch event at Bookmarks in Winston-Salem, NC, free to attend, registration required here.

Saturday, April 23 at 12 PM: Hidden Hills Winery with Wordsmith Bookshoppe in Galesburg, IL

Thursday, April 28 at 2 PM: Carl Sandburg Historic Site in Galesburg, IL

Wednesday, May 11 at 7 PM: Park Road Books in Charlotte, NC, in-conversation with Tony Ricciardelli

Saturday, May 14: Pinecones & Pages Literary Festival in Boone, NC

Still Points is a novel of spectacular, untarnished beauty. A lovely, lyrical book that is both profound and honest, entertaining and real. Inspired by a true story, Swanson’s literary debut is heartfelt, heartbreaking, and utterly heart-filling.”

Jennifer Niven, author of All the Bright Places

“Barry Swanson’s immersive debut is at once a tender romance, an insightful coming-of-age story, and an unflinching look at the realities of war. Swanson grabs the reader from the first page and keeps them in his thrall as he brings the characters and settings to vivid life. Both uplifting and heartbreaking, Still Points is a book you won’t soon forget.”

Kathleen Barber, author of Truth Be Told (now an Apple TV+ series) and Follow Me

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