Despite aspiring to be tall, serious, and well-moisturized, Sheila Rosart is not. However, she is a prize-winning author as the winner of A Tale Of Two Sisters Short Story Contest and Second Place Winner of the San Antonio Writer’s Guild 27th Annual Short Story Contest 2018. She is a member of Sisters in Crime, Mystery Writers of America, S.A.W.G., and SinC-Guppy Chapter and is a short story contest judge for the San Antonio Writer’s Guild. Her work has been published online at and at as well as in Grotesque magazine, A Tale of Two Sisters Anthology, Olmos Park Living, and Christopher Fielden’s Sensorially Challenged Anthology. In addition, Sheila studied, performed, and wrote improvisational comedy with Second City, the Groundlings, and Gotham City Improv. Once upon a time, she did stand up comedy in New York City and also holds a B.A. in English Literature from The University of Western Ontario.

  • Classes & Instructors

UCLA Writing The Perfect Mystery with Kris Neri (
Guppy Chapter/SinC Federal Investigative Techniques with Julia Hunter
Writing For Magazines with Linda Formichelli/Renegade Writer
SinC Guppies Scene Of The Crime with Geoff Symon

  • Degree

Bachelor of Arts in English Literature University of Western Ontario (London, Ont. Canada)


Sheila is one of four sisters from Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, and loves puppies. She has three grown children (grown is relative when your mother is 5′ 1″), and three small, yappy doggies that she loves very much. Sheila has lived in Toronto, New York City, New Jersey, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Austin, and San Antonio so far, and is so good at packing she will probably continue to use that skill again in the future. Once upon a time, she was an actress, VP of a financial marketing firm, worked in a jail, and was a Realtor. She is mad about crime fiction, thrillers, psychological who-dun-its, mysteries, fantasy, science fiction, funny chic-lit, well-done romance, and the odd autobiography. She is always in a book club.

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