Shanna is an author and Award Winning Broadway Producer. She's written three picture books for children (so far):  Passover Scavenger Hunt (Kar-Ben, 2017), Hannah’s Hanukkah Hiccups (Apples & Honey Press, 2018) and A Dog's Guide to Being Human (Yeehoo Press, 2022). She's also written 45 hi/lo books for the educational market.

Sometimes, Shanna also writes for grown ups. Her work appears in the parenting blog,, Bella Magazine, Twins Magazine, in the anthologies Multiples Illuminated I and II, and Chicken Soup for the Soul.


Shanna rcompleted the Children’s Book Academy’s Middle Grade Mastery course, for which she was awarded a Golden Kite Award for her work in progress middle grade novel, Thick.


She belongs to SCBWI and is a founding member of The Book Meshuggenahs, a collaborative marketing and promotional group of Jewish female authors.

When she's not writing, she's probably hanging out with her sheepadoodle puppy, Drake. 

- The real Drake -
- Perfectly behaved cartoon Drake -