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Mary Swan is a Canadianmarker novelist and short story writer. She is also a trained librarian with a keen eye for history. Her novel The Boys in the Trees, a shortlisted nominee for the 2008 Scotiabank Giller Prize. was inspired by a newspaper clipping concerning a death within a family.

Swan was the winner of the 2001 O. Henry Award for short fiction for her short story "The Deep", which was published in The Malahat Review. That story later became the title story of her debut short story collection The Deep and Other Stories in 2002.

A graduate of York Universitymarker and the University of Guelphmarker, she currently resides in Guelphmarker, Ontariomarker with her family.


  • The Deep, Porcupine Press, 2002, ISBN 0889842485
  • Emma’s Hands, Porcupine Press, 2003, ISBN 088984268X
  • Boys in the Trees, Henry Holt and Company, 2008, ISBN 0805086706


  1. "Giller short list unveiled", The Globe and Mail, October 7, 2008.

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