S.C. Gwynne is a renowned Pulitzer Prize finalist and author celebrated for his exceptional storytelling and historical acumen. With a background in journalism and a passion for uncovering the untold stories of the American West, Gwynne has crafted a compelling body of work that includes critically acclaimed books and articles. He is best known for his meticulously researched and vividly narrated historical narratives, which have a distinctive ability to transport readers to bygone eras, particularly those of the Wild West and American frontier. Gwynne's writing is characterized by its vivid characters, rich landscapes and deep insights into the complex forces that shaped the nation. His work has earned widespread recognition and cemented his status as a preeminent chronicler of American history, reaffirming his commitment to shedding new light on the captivating and often tumultuous moments that define the nation's past. His newest book is the “His Majesty's Airship: The Life and Tragic Death," which delves into the tragic story of the British Airship R101.
Awards: Finalist for Pulitzer, finalist for National Book Critics Circle Award and PEN Award for Biography