William Shelton

Special Collaborations Inspiring Health Justice Artistic
Type of work
Literary Artist

William Shelton joins A Studio in the Woods in the final year of his undergraduate studies at Dillard University. William is an English major, hailing from Nashville, TN, and has a passion for creative writing—specifically playwriting, short stories, and poetry. Prior to joining Studio in the Woods, William interned with New Orleans Writer’s Workshop as a social media and marketing intern. Recently, William’s play “Yellow Dancer” has been selected by the Black Seed Project, presented by The Black Academy of Arts & Letters, and will have a live staged reading in 2021. Upon graduation from Dillard, William hopes to go to graduate school to further his studies in English and Creative Writing.

William was a student artist participant in Inspiring Health Justice: A Collaborative Art-Science Scholar-in-Residence Program.