Sylvia Spruck Wrigley

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Sylvia Spruck Wrigley is an American/German author of science fiction, fantasy and aviation non-fiction.

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Sylvia Spruck Wrigley obsessively writes letters to her mother, her adult son, her accountant, as well as to unknown beings in outer space. Only her mother admits to reading them. Born in Heidelberg, Sylvia spent her childhood in California and now lives in Estonia. Her fiction was nominated for a Nebula in 2014 and her short stories have been translated into over a dozen languages. You can find out more about her https://intrigue.co.uk.

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Sylvia Spruck Wrigley was born in Germany and spent her childhood in Los Angeles. She emigrated to Scotland where she guided German tourists around the Trossachs and searched for the supernatural. She now lives in Tallinn where she writes about plane crashes and Estonian air maidens, which have more in common than most people might imagine. Her short story Alive, Alive Oh was nominated for a Nebula in 2014 and her short stories have been published in many popular SF/F magazines and have been translated into over a dozen languages. Her novella, Domnall and the Borrowed Child, was published in 2015 by Tor.com and is available now at all good book stores. You can find out more about her at https://intrigue.co.uk.

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Sylvia Spruck Wrigley is a freelance journalist and published author who writes science fiction, fantasy and aviation non-fiction. She has had short stories published in a long list of popular magazines and websites. Her science fiction and fantasy has been translated into over a dozen languages. In 2014, her short story Alive, Alive Oh was nominated for a Nebula. Her novella, Domnall and the Borrowed Child, was published in 2015 by Tor.com. She has been writing full-time since 2016, including bespoke near-future science fiction for Thales and NATO for internal projects.

Sylvia is also a private pilot and aviation writer. Her in-depth knowledge of plane crashes has brought a number of interesting opportunities, most recently discussion crash details on the Discovery Channel's AirCrash Confidential. She's published six non-fiction books on a range of aviation subjects. The latest, Without a Trace, tells the true stories of aircraft and passengers who disappeared into thin air.

Sylvia holds both German and US-American citizenship and speaks both languages. She emigrated to Scotland where she guided German tourists around the Trossachs and searched for the supernatural. She now lives in Tallinn, Estonia.

You can find out more about her at https://intrigue.co.uk.

Aviation bio: 250 words

Sylvia Wrigley is a pilot and aviation writer who has been obsessing about aviation safety for over a decade.

Her aviation books include her personal memoir, You Fly Like a Woman, the first detailed book released about The Mystery of Malaysia Airlines flight 370 and her popular aviation investigation series, Why Planes Crash.

She’s worked across all modern media including:

Newspapers
Contributor to The Guardian, Piper Flyer, Forbes, BBC News and many other reputable news venues.
TV
Aviation expert featured on the Discovery Channel series Aircrash Confidential, the Russian Channel 1 News, French Channel M6 Disparition du vol MH370 and NTV.ru Central Television program.
Web
Creator of and sole contributor to Fear of Landing, with associated social media connections.

Her website https://fearoflanding.com continues to be a successful reference for aviation accidents, investigations and history, with over a quarter of a million unique visitors in 2017. She'd love it if you would come take a look and maybe leave a comment.

Her series, Why Planes Crash, launched in May 2013. The first book of the series covers eleven accidents and incidents in 2001, including the disastrous runway incursion at Linate, the near-miss over Tokyo, the Avjet crash at Aspen, the Twin Towers and American Airlines Flight 587 disintegrating over Queens. The series currently covers from 2001 to 2003.

Her latest book, the first volume of Without a Trace, covers the true stories of aviation mysteries which have baffled investigators for years.

Representation

Paul Stevens at Donald Maass Literary Agency
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