Sheila Fox earned her
Bachelor of Arts degree in Education and a Master of Science degree in Microbiology before she entered the Master of
Arts Writing Program at the Johns Hopkins University. She wrote her first short story "Color War" while
attending a workshop taught by Janet Burroway* at the Aspen Writers
Conference. While working towards her M.A. degree, her
short stories and memoirs have appeared in literary reviews, magazines and anthologies:
"Color War," published
in Readers Break, A Literary Anthology of Short Stories and Poetry.
"I Was A Blowfish," flash ficton published
in Jeopardy, 2000.
"Remembering Papa Stories," a memoir published in BaltimoreLite,
2000, and Maryland, The Land of Pleasant Living, 2001.
"The Wonder of Safari," a short story published in The Orange
Willow Tree and The Rockford Review.
"The Lone Ranger," a short story published in Amelia.
"I Was A Blowfish"( 2003) and "Remembering
Papa Stories," (2004) performed by Ava Lenet at the Baltimore Hebrew Congregation in Maryland.
"The Lone Ranger Falls off Silver,"
published in HiddenCity Quarterly, an online Baltimore Literary Review in www.hcquarterly.com, Fall Issue Vol 1, 2008.
Kiss" published in WOW! (www.wow-womenonwriting.com) Flash Fiction contest:Honorable
Mention. Spring, 2009.
Before Sheila and her husband David Fox moved to West Palm Beach, Florida,
they raised their family in Baltimore, Maryland. After creating and leading a writers' group in Baltimore for six
years, Sheila created and facilitated The Ibis Creative Writers' Workshop in West Palm Beach,
Currently, Sheila Fox is writing her first novel (a work-in-progress): two chapters of the novel have appeared as short
A Guide to Narrative Craft, by Janet Burroway, is the most widely used creative writing text in America.