Mary Swander

Mary Swander is Distinguished Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa State University. A regular commentator on Iowa Public Radio, she is the author of, among others, "The Desert Pilgrim," "Heaven-and-Earth House," "Driving the Body Back" (Iowa paperback, 1998), and "Parsnips in the Snow "(with Jane Staw, Iowa, 1990), and editor of "The Healing Circle: Authors on Recovery from Illness," "Bloom and Blossom," and "Land of the Fragile Giants "(with Cornelia Mutel, Iowa, 1994).