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.

June 04, 2010

Sheila Crowley - Curtis Brown

If you get a chance to meet lovely agents like Sheila Crowley then grab them with both hands and feet. Her talk to the SWWJ yesterday on where the industry is going and what we as writer's should be aware of was invaluable. Certainly the digital age is here to stay.

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