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.

October 08, 2013

Sarah Hall wins BBC National Short Story Award

This is the eighth year of the BBC National Short Story Award which is open to authors who have a history of publication in creative writing and who are UK residents or nationals.  Sarah Hall won this year with a poetic mystical work titled Mrs Fox.

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