Shell St. James is a New England writer living in an 1895 farmhouse with her musician soulmate, feline muse, and a benevolent ghost. Her work has appeared in more than a dozen journals and magazines, including Shenandoah Literary Magazine, Hippocampus, and The Vanishing Point. Her first novel, The Mermaid of Agawam Bay is now available on Amazon. Click here to read it for free on Kindle Unlimited.
She writes both adult and middle grade fiction. Her short stories have appeared in :
The Periodical Forlorn
The Elephant Ladder
Share Your Scare Volume 4
The Spectre Review
La Presa Literary Journal
Theme of Absence
3 Moon Magazine
Night Terrors Volume 12
The Vanishing Point
Hippocampus Literary Magazine
The Writing Quarter (contest winner)
TouchPoint Press Once Upon a Christmas (upcoming)
An excerpt of her novel "The Mermaid of Agawam Bay" was featured in Shenandoah Magazine's Fall 2021 issue, along with an accompanying essay, titled, "Let a Little Magic In."