Shayna Goodman's essays have appeared in The Cut, Refinery 29, Salon, Lilith Magazine, Jewish Currents, and Grub Street Literary Magazine, among other places. She received her MFA in memoir from Hunter College, an MA in Judaic Studies and MSW from the University of Michigan, and a BFA from Sarah Lawrence College.

Shayna received a fellowship in creative nonfiction from Tent: Creative Writing (2017). She has first-year writing at Hunter College in New York City. She currently teaches creative nonfiction for The Loft Literary.