Robert S. Sward

Title:  Writer-in-Residence

Company:  Cabrillo College

Location:  Aptos, CA United States


  • Inductee, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement (2019)
  • Poet Laureate of Santa Cruz County (2016-2018)
  • Fulbright Grantee (1961)
  • Guggenheim Fellow (1964-1965)
  • H. Lawrence Fellow, University of New Mexico (1966-1967)
  • Grantee, Yaddo MacDowell Colony (1959-1982)
  • Grantee, Djerassi Foundation (1990-Present)
  • Recipient, Villa Montalvo Literary Arts Award (1989-1990)


  • Postgraduate Coursework, Middlebury College, Vermont
  • Postgraduate Coursework, Bristol University, England
  • MA, University of Iowa
  • BA with Honors, University of Illinois

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