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Shalanda Stanley

Biography

Shalanda Stanley

Shalanda Stanley grew up in Louisiana and earned her BA in creative writing at Florida State University. She has an MED in special education from the University of Louisiana at Monroe and a PhD from LSU in curriculum and instruction, with a focus in reading and literacy education. She's an assistant professor at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, where she also lives with her family.

She is represented by literary agent Kate Mckean at the Howard Morhaim Literary Agency.

Books by Shalanda Stanley

by Shalanda Stanley - Contemporary Fiction, Crime, Fiction, Friendship, Law, Mental Health, Young Adult 13+

Nick and June were best friends for years, until their relationship suddenly turned into something more. Now, June is coping with a new diagnosis of schizophrenia, a secret she asked Nick to keep for too long. Nick is a reluctant car thief, supporting his aunt with the money and focusing on his art whenever he can. But when June's condition sends her to the hospital and Nick's latest crime threatens to land him in prison, the two decide to run away. When the world is trying to tear them apart, can Nick and June find a way to stay together? 

by Shalanda Stanley - Family, Youth Fiction

In a flash, Olivia, Jamie, Max, and Maggie become fugitives on the back roads of Louisiana. They’re headed to New Orleans, where they hope to find a solution to an unfixable problem. But with their faces displayed on all the news stations, their journey becomes a harrowing game of hide-and-seek from the police --- and so-called allies, who just might be the real enemy.