Shauna Kelley was born near Baltimore, Maryland. She has been writing stories and poems since the third grade, and attended Goucher College, where she earned a bachelor's degree in English with a Creative Writing concentration.
Kelley is the author of the novels Don’t Wake Up, and Max and Menna, a ForeWord Book of the Year Awards finalist. “Listening In” is excerpted from her collection Listening In and Other Stories. Her work has been called raw, intense, and shockingly real.
Kelley still resides near Baltimore, spending her free time exploring the city and eating Joe Squared pizza.