About The Author

Shelly Leanne is a graduate of Harvard College and holds masters and doctoral degrees in International Relations from Oxford University. She has spent time living in South Africa, Kenya–where she lived with a Luo family and taught high school in a small rural village–Trinidad and England. From 1997-2001, Dr. Leanne served as a Lecturer at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, where she taught the school’s first courses on human rights and the United Nations system. During her time as a faculty member at Harvard, she organized the “AIDS in Africa Awareness Week” attended by representatives of the United Nations, the World Bank, Congress, Harvard Medical School, and human rights organizations. She now resides in California with her husband, and she sits on the board of WorldTeach, which is committed to providing teachers to schools in need in developing countries, including Botswana (Africa). JOSHUA’S BIBLE is her debut novel.

Click here for a recent interview with the author, in Booking Matters Magazine