Shayla Graduated from HARVARD Extension School with her Master's in Creative Writing & Literature (ALM) in 2022. Shayla is always developing fictional projects for the page and screen, and samples of her creative work can be enjoyed in her free monthly newsletter of original illustrated fiction. Her newsletter currently has over 1,000 subscribers, and she also writes an episodic dark-academic fantasy for paying subscribers.

Shayla recently moved from CT to Los Angeles, CA, to work as a Writer & Director. 

Shayla also graduated from WHEATON College, IL, in 2015 with a BA in Studio Art and English Writing & Literature.  She has studied in England and Italy, taught art to middle and high school students, and volunteered to serve youth for several years. Please do not hesitate to contact her.