Sylva Kanderal was born in Brünn. She studied dentistry and she had her own practice in Zürich. With a talent for art, she attended the painting school of Aimé Venel in Zürich and she has exhibited her paintings in Europe and the USA. Inspired by her many journeys, she attended the School of Writing in Hamburg and wrote a series of shorts stories. She published her first novel “Freya’s Image” at the beginning of 2019. “Dancing with a Cowboy” is her second major literary work.
In her free time, she likes to play bridge and golf.