Shanna Silva is an award winning author and producer. Shanna has written for Bella Magazine New York, Twins Magazine, Kveller.com, and her essays can be found in the anthologies Multiples Illuminated I and II and Chicken Soup for the Soul. Her picture books, Hannah's Hanukkah Hiccups and Passover Scavenger Hunt were published in 2018 and 2017, respectively. Shanna has also written over 30 hi/lo books  for the educational market.


Shanna graduated from New York University (Phi Beta Kappa) with a BA in Psychology, and has taken Masters Level writing classes at Hofstra University. In addition to her writing career, Shanna is also a Tony and Drama Desk Award Winning Broadway Producer. 

Shanna completed the Middle Grade Mastery course at  Children's Book Academy (earning a golden ticket award), is a proud member of SCBWI, Long Island Author's Group, and is a founding member of The Book Meshuggenahs. 



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