Sheila Solomon Shotwell

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Sheila Solomon Shotwell is the author of two young adult novels, Gone Before Spring and No Doubt In My Mind. She’s been published in Lilith, Zeek, Jewish Currents, Psoriasis Advance, and BUST, among others. In addition to writing, she is an actor, former Jewish educator, and improv teacher. She lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan, but, as a passionate blues fan, considers the Mississippi Delta her second home. Sheila has a 1960s retro Facebook page related to her two novels, and more of her writing can be found on her website. Sheila is currently seeking publication of her third novel.

Blog Posts

A white cloth with the words "Gut Morgen" (Good Morning in Yiddish) followed by the initials R.L.

Restoring Hope Along with a Family Heirloom

Sheila Solomon Shotwell

Restoring my great aunt’s linen is a tribute to her for embracing my non-Jewish mother, in defiance of her family.

Topics: Crafts, Marriage, Prayer

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