Sheila Hageman is a multi-tasking wife and mother of three who blogs for The Huffington Post. Her memoir, Stripping Down, February 2012, from Pink Fish Press, is a meditation on womanhood and body image. Her Decision-Making Guide and Self-Discovery Journal, THE POLE POSITION: Is Stripping for You? (And How to Stay Healthy Doing It), Every Day Create, December 2011, helps women to further value their own identities through their quest to understand their motivations for stripping. She has an essay in the upcoming anthology by Writer’s Digests Books: The Truth of Memoir: How to Write about Yourself and Others with Honesty, Emotion, and Integrity by Kerry Cohen and a novel Beautiful Something Else forthcoming in 2015 by 48fourteen.
Sheila received her MFA in Creative Writing from Hunter College, CUNY, where she also graduated as valedictorian with her BA in English. She is a nationally certified Yoga instructor and teaches Writing at Housatonic Community College and University of Bridgeport. She has work in many anthologies and magazines like Salon, The Fertile Source, Prime Mincer, and Foliate Oak Literary Journal. Sheila has appeared on numerous TV shows including Today Show, ABC News, NBC News, and as an expert on Bill Cunningham and Anderson Cooper. To learn more about Sheila and everything she does, please visit SheilaHageman.com or StrippingDown.com.