PANAMA, a novel. In stores now.
Shelby Hiatt was born in Evansville, Indiana, at16 went to school at Brillantmont in
Lausanne, Switzerland, and from there to Rollins College in Winter
Park, Florida, where she received a BA degree in Political Science. She
spent a summer studying Spanish at Mexico City College and a summer at
Harvard University on a Political Science scholarship. She
did graduate work at the Universtiy of Geneva's Ecole d'Interpretes in
Switzerland. After that:
- United Nations, Office of Public Information
- Member of The Actors Studio
- Broadway Production "Sign of Affection"
- Off-Broadway adaptation of Joyce Carol Oates' "The Sweet Enemy"
UNESCO Conference coordinator assistant
Shelby now lives and writes in Santa Monica, CA.
- Shelby wrote on set between run-throughs while playing Jane dawson on General Hospital. A first novel, "Hector's Tapes," sold to Oliver Stone.
- She worked as a sketch writer for KTWV radio, The Wave and wrote screenplays for a local independent producer.
- Was a staff writer on "Santa Barbara" at NBC-TV.
Actors Studio days