Shannon is the Editor-in-Chief of Parallel Ink, an international literary magazine for young writers. She is also a prose reader for The Blueshift Journal and a business associate & blog consultant with The Adroit Journal. A National Scholastic Writing Awards gold medalist, she won first place for fiction in the 2016 Hypertext Magazine High School Writers Contest. Shannon is an alumna of the NYS Summer Young Writers Institute at Skidmore College, the Gotham Writers Workshop, and The Adroit Journal Summer Mentorship Program. Her work appears or is forthcoming in Hypertext Magazine, Hypernova Lit, New Voices Young Writers, Teen Ink, Inside of Me Anthology: American High School Poets and Eloquence: The America Library of Poetry.