Shella Gillus

Shella Gillus



Shella Gillus fell in love with the arts as a child. By age ten, she wrote her first chapter book, a three-act play and performed in several theatrical shows. During her teenage years, she penned and performed in plays for her local church and organized a series of summer self-esteem workshops for underprivileged youth in South Tucson.

Shella earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Arizona and Screen Actor’s Guild membership while working in the film industry in Los Angeles. Under the tutelage of a skilled playwright, she honed her skills as a writer before becoming a professional actress for Childsplay, an award-winning theatre company. Shella was crowned Miss Black Heritage, 1st runner-up Miss Black Arizona, Miss

Shella Gillus isn't a Goodreads Author (yet), but she does have a blog, so here are some recent posts imported from her feed.

Together we will explore a world of culture, faith and love through interviews and stories. Here's a guide to our journey:


Being an African American during this period of history is exciting, but I love looking back into the past and finding interesting details about a people of incredible beauty and strength. Although The Loom takes place during slavery, it is not a typical story of capt...

Read more of this blog post »
 •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on June 21, 2011 10:56 • 119 views
Average rating: 3.69 · 1,428 ratings · 148 reviews · 1 distinct workSimilar authors
The Loom

3.69 avg rating — 1,428 ratings — published 2011 — 5 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating

* Note: these are all the books on Goodreads for this author. To add more, click here.

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

Is this you? Let us know. If not, help out and invite Shella to Goodreads.