Individual Author Record
Name: Shonda RhimesPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Born: 1970, in University Park, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionRhimes was born and raised in University Park, just outside of Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationShonda Rhimes is the critically acclaimed and award-winning creator and executive producer of the hit television series ''Grey’s Anatomy'', ''Private Practice'', and ''Scandal'' and the executive producer of ''How to Get Away With Murder''. Her writing credits also include ''Princess Diaries 2: A Royal Engagement'', ''Crossroads'', and ''Introducing Dorothy Dandridge''. Rhimes holds a BA from Dartmouth College in English Literature with Creative Writing and received her MFA from the USC School of Cinema-Television, where she was awarded the prestigious Gary Rosenberg Writing Fellowship. She currently resides in Los Angeles.
''Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person '', Simon and Schuster, 2015