Shelley Evans has written teleplays for ABC, CBS, Showtime, USA Network and Lifetime Television. Her produced scripts have starred, among others, Anne Heche, Sam Shepard, Josh Brolin, James Caan, Jacqueline Bisset, Candice Bergen and Mercedes Ruehl.
She received a BA from Wesleyan University, and an MFA from New York University, where she was awarded the Graduate Prize in Dramatic Writing.
A member of the Writer’s Guild of America, she is represented by the Paradigm Talent Agency
GLAAD Media Award, Outstanding Movie for Television, A Girl Like Me, 2007.
Women’s Image Network, Best Television Film, A Girl Like Me, 2007.