At the Middle Country Road underpass, just beyond Smithtown, the swirling snow began to melt as soon as it hit the ground. As the temperature fell, dark patches of ice formed near the edges of the parkway. Moving cars kept the road from freezing, but, as the traffic thinned, fingers of black ice crept toward the center. * * *… Read more →
Sheila MacAvoy grew up in New York City and obtained a law degree from St. John’s University. After relocating to Los Angeles, she worked eighteen years as a lawyer in a large corporation.
Her work has appeared in A Gathering Of The Tribes, The North Atlantic Review, The Iowa Review, Writers’ Forum, Red Rock Review, PANK Magazine, Eclectica, PMSpoemmemoirstory, The Monarch Review, Weber Studies, Passager, and others. Sheila has also been published in several anthologies including The Next Parish Over (New Rivers Press) and Scrap Magic (FISH Publishing). Ms. MacAvoy’s prize-winning story, “In the Valley of the Trinity,” appeared in All The King’s Horses (FISH Publishing/The Historical Novel Society of Cambridge, England).
Sheila MacAvoy was nominated for a Pushcart Prize and was also a finalist in Glimmer Train’s 2008 Family Matters competition