Shelia Goss

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Shelia Marie Goss (born September 16, 1968) is an American author, freelance writer, and screenwriter.

Shelia Goss was born in Shreveport, Louisiana and grew up with both of her parents and two brothers. Her parents expressed the importance of education, so after four years at Southern University in Baton Rouge, LA Shelia received a Bachelor of Science in Engineering in 1990. She went on to work in corporate America prior to pursuing a career as a writer.

Goss is a bestselling author for Black Expressions and Essence Magazine for My Invisible Husband and Roses are Thorns, Violets are True. She has received many accolades including being listed in the book "Literary Divas: The Top 100+ Most Admired African-American Women in Literature."[1] In addition to writing fiction, Shelia is the managing editor and a writer for E-Spire Entertainment News.[2] In February 2008, Goss released her fourth novel, Double Platinum.

Literary honors[edit]

  • 2009 EDC Creations Top Books Award - His Invisible Wife
  • 2009 Amazon Best seller - His Invisible Wife, The Ultimate Test, & Splitsville
  • 2008 - Best Female Author Site
  • Disilgoldsoul 2007 YOUnity Guild Award - Most Outstanding Book Debut Promotions- "Paige’s Web"
  • Infini’s Outstanding Author 2006
  • Literary Divas: The Top 100+ Most Admired African-American Women in Literature
  • ESSENCE MAGAZINE Bestsellers List
  • #1 Black Bestseller
  • Honorable mention in a New York Times article & Writer’s Digest article
  • 2004 OneSwan Productions Female Author of the Year
  • Three Shades of Romance Magazine Reader’s Choice Awards
  • Dallas Morning News Bestseller


  1. ^ Literary Diva, Retrieved on January 12, 2008
  2. ^ Author Shelia M. Goss Daily LiteraryDish News, Retrieved on 7 February 2008

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