Sheila W. Slavich resides in the historic Griggs Home with her family. She is an alumna of Auburn University where she studied literature and journalism and completed her degree with a study abroad at Oxford. Before writing a novel, she worked as a journalist and later as a speechwriter for two Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justices and as the Court’s Public Information Officer.

Sheila is currently available for book signings and speaking engagements. She is also working on her sequel to "Jumpin’ the Rails!".

Other Works

Awards and Recognition

  • 2017 Literary Classics Gold Award for Middle School Science Fiction, CLC Silver Award for Tween Historical Fiction and CLC Gold Award for Best Cover
  • 2017 Literary Classics Seal of Approval
  • Florida Authors and Publishers Association President's Silver Award for Young Adult Fiction