SHERI S. LEVY is the award-winning author of the Trina Ryan YA series. The debut book in the series, Seven Days to Goodbye, won a 2015 Special Interest Category: Service Dogs award from the Dog Writers Association (DWA). Her magazine article about a Diabetic Alert dog, Scent with Love, was published in Clubhouse Magazine in July, 2010. This story was nominated for a Maxwell Medallion Award with the Dog Writers Association of America’s competition and received the Special Interest award at their December 2010 awards banquet in New York.
Sheri is an active member of SCBWI and SIBA. After a twenty-five-year teaching career in special needs, she has remained active with tutoring teens in reading and writing. PAALS, (Palmetto Animal Assisted Living Services), has helped with her research on writing about service dogs and how they change lives. Sheri, in turn, shares her book proceeds to support PAALS.org. It is a special pleasure for Sheri to do author visits and teach writing workshops. When she is not writing, she reads, plays with her two dogs, listens to music, and hangs out with her husband and family. You can find more information on her website. on her Facebook page, and on Twitter.