Author of the article

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