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.

February 17, 2012

Cherry Cookson - Radio 4

I went to Cherry's talk last night at the Yeovil Octagon. Wonderful insights into producing/directing radio plays, casting, voices, popular subjects, who's who and where it's all going. She kindly answered my questions about one of my constant dilemmas - when is bad language justified.

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