Jeff Swesky is an award-winning author, playwright, and ghostwriter as well as an Amazon bestseller. He specializes in writing dark and subversive literary fiction, where the characters balance a fine line between redemption and destruction.
In the fall of 2009, Jeff had two of his short stories published in the Florida Writers Association collection, From Our Family to Yours, his first publications. More of his short stories were published in the Rogues Gallery Writers collaboration, Writing is Easy, published by ClearView Press, Inc. Jeff had ghostwritten Rabbi Samuel Cywiak’s Holocaust memoir, Flight From Fear, which was originally published in December of 2010, and a 2nd edition was published in June of 2011 by Dreamer Publications.
In June of 2012, the Rogues Gallery Writers published a hardcover of their first group novel, title The Method Writers. In the fall of 2012, Jeff co-wrote a stage play with Bridget Callaghan, called Thornetta: The Musical. In 2013, Thornetta won First Place in the 2013 Royal Palm Literary Awards for Unpublished Stage Play, and then won the 2013 Dahris Clair Memorial Award for outstanding work in stage play, teleplay, or screenplay. Jeff continues to work on Thornetta with Bridget in preparation for taking it to the stage.
In September of 2014, Jeff’s collection of his darkest short literary fiction titled, Fell on Black Days, was published by Dreamer Publications. During the summer of 2015, he completed final revisions on his South Florida-based coming of age novel, Such A Dreamer. He recently began writing a new literary novel presently titled, But I am Here.
For several years, Jeff was involved in the local writing community in northeast Florida, acting as co-leader of the St. Augustine chapter of the Florida Writers Association, before starting a new FWA Palm Coast Chapter with Michael Ray King. In 2013, Jeff relocated to Traverse City, Michigan where he plans to become active in the writing community there as well.