Sheila is the author of Muriel’s War: An American Heiress in the Nazi Resistance (Palgrave 2010), A Hero of Our Own: The Story of Varian Fry (Random House 2001) and the groundbreaking Women Who Love Men Who Kill (Simon & Schuster 1991). She is co-author with the late William M. Kunstler of My Life As A Radical Lawyer (Birch Lane Press 1994) and collaborator on The Life and Times of Ron Brown, A Memoir by Tracey L. Brown (William Morrow 1998). She has been interviewed on many national and international media platforms, including several documentaries. A member of the Authors’ Guild, PEN, and Women Writing Women’s Lives Biography Seminar, Sheila is currently working on a life of Laura Ingalls Wilder. Born in New York City, she graduated from Brooklyn College and attended graduate school at Hunter College. A former award-winning reporter, Sheila has received many fellowships and grants, including one from the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. An adjunct professor of English at Marist College, Sheila lives with her husband in Woodstock, New York.