Born: in Germany
Pen Name: None Connection to Illinois: The author lives in the Chicago suburbs. Biography: Short is an aviation historian who has researched and written extensively on the history of motorless flight. Her first book, ''Glider Mail: An Aerophilatelic Handbook'' (1988), received numerous research awards worldwide and is considered a standard reference by aerophilatelists and aviation researchers. She lives with her husband outside Chicago, Illinois.
- Robert-Kronfeld Ehrenzeichen (1988) for research in early motorless flight and the publication of ''Glider Mail''
Simine Short on WorldCat : http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=simine+short
|Glider mail :
ISBN: 0939429004 OCLC: 15588597 American Air Mail Society, Cinnaminson, NJ : 1987.
|Locomotive to aeromotive :
ISBN: 9780252093326 OCLC: 785781240 University of Illinois Press, Urbana ; ©2011. The first in-depth look at an influential engineer and aviation pioneer.