Thomas Swick


Thomas Swick grew up in Phillipsburg, New Jersey, and received a BA in English from Villanova University. From 1989 to 2008 he was the travel editor of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Swick is the author of a travel memoir, Unquiet Days: At Home in Poland; a collection of travel stories, A Way to See the World: From Texas to Transylvania with a Maverick Traveler; and The Joys of Travel: And Stories That Illuminate Them. His work has appeared in The American Scholar, Oxford American, North American Review, Missouri Review, Ploughshares, Wilson Quarterly, Smithsonian, Los Angeles Review of Books, Literary Hub, Longreads, and six editions of The Best American Travel Writing.