About

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Shelby is a writer living in Memphis, Tennessee. Her accomplishments include winning the Jo Cleveland Creative Writing Contest two years in a row and cold-calling clients without crying.¬†She writes too many letters, pairs flannel with everything, and can name every winner of the Kentucky Derby since 2002. If you can’t find her in a crowd, just yell the name Annie Dillard.

Influences

Anne Frank, Annie Dillard, Lucille Clifton, Madeleine L’Engle, Chaim Potok, Emerson, Thoreau, Tolstoy, Ann Patchett, Liz Gilbert, Kate McKinnon, the HU English Department, and Michelle Obama’s arms

Elsewhere

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