Shelby Simon has been a writer all her life. Upon earning her BA in English, Creative Writing from Tulane University in New Orleans, she pursued her career as an editor and creative marketing strategist in both Tel Aviv and New York City. She has been published nationally and locally and is especially passionate about covering (and participating in) philanthropy and the arts. Shelby is thrilled to call the Crescent City home again, and can often be found walking next to Lake Pontchartrain making friends with all the dogs. Share a story with her at firstname.lastname@example.org or follow her @shelshira on Instagram.