About The Author
Matthew Szweda is the author of numerous unpublished short stories and three unpublished novels.
He has lived and worked in Ecuador, The United States, Taiwan, Kuwait, Colombia, and Ghana. He has swum with Sea Turtles in the Indian Ocean, ridden camels to the Pyramids of Giza, steered a sailing boat in the Persian Gulf, set his watch to Big Ben, taken mass with Pope John Paul II, done jail time in Colombia, bathed in Roman Baths in Turkey, survived a 7.5 earthquake, slept under an active volcano, lost his eyesight for a week.., as well as more adventures and misadventures.
He holds numerous degrees: a doctorate in Jurisprudence from The University of Notre Dame, a Masters in Education from The University of Alabama, and a Bachelor of Arts from St. John's College in Annapolis (The Great Books School). He also attended, with limited success, Lawrence University in Appleton Wisconsin.
He maintains residence in Colombia, Ecuador, and The United States. He is the father of Caroline Szweda and the son of Dr. John Szweda and Alice Szweda.