Sheila Wall Slavich resides in the Historic Griggs Home with her family. She is an alumna of Lanett High School and 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 the speechwriter and spokesperson for the Alabama Supreme Court and as the Public Information Officer for the state judicial system.
Her novel, “Jumpin’ the Rails!” received the Literary Classics Seal of Approval and the 2017 Gold Award for middle grade science fiction/dystopia. It was also awarded the 2016 Florida Authors and Publishers Association Silver President’s Book Award for young adult fiction.
When she is not taking care of her dogs, gardening, watching Auburn football with her husband or making breakfast for her children, Sheila is available for book signings and speaking engagements. She is working on her sequel to “Jumpin’ the Rails!”.