Silja Swaby, half Jamaican, half Finnish, is a marine biologist and author. Funded by Arts Council England, she has won competitions, and been placed in prizes and awards. She is working on a series of futuristic thrillers, featuring a female biologist whose quiet academic life takes a drastic turn. Silja has taken creative writing courses at Cambridge University and more recently Yale University, USA.

Silja tutors writers, gives workshops, and provides a critique service. She is happily unmarried and lives in deepest Somerset, UK.

Silja Swaby is pronounced Sil-yah Sway-bee.

April 12, 2010


Any chance you get to go, take it. The insider information you pick up is just phenomenal and the contacts are equally valuable. Or just go to hobnob with other writers. Worth it for the buzz alone!

1 comment:

Susan said...

I too think that networking with like minded people helps you to define your own writing, I know it helps mine.

I've sent you an email, to your hotmail account, is that still the right one?

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