Meet the 2021 Speaker, Melanie Shankle!
Author and Blogger



Melanie Shankle is the New York Times bestselling author of Sparkly Green Earrings, The Antelope in the Living Room, Nobody’s Cuter Than You, and Church of the Small Things. Melanie speaks at events nationwide and writes on her blog, Big Mama. She is a class of 1993 graduate of Texas A&M and lives in San Antonio, Texas with her husband, Perry, and daughter, Caroline. 

In her spare time, she enjoys online shopping, laughing at things that are often inappropriate, and spending time with her family and friends. She also has a 100 day devotional book for women entitled Everyday Holy and a 100 day devotional for teen girls called Fearless Faith. Her newest book, On The Bright Side, was released on February 25, 2020 along with her first children’s picture book entitled, Piper and Mabel: Two Very Wild But Very Good Dogs.


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