Rosemarie Robotham is an editor, writer, book coach and literary collaborator. She wrote and illustrated her first book at age 5, and published it using red twine and a classic accordion-fold binding. Her mother was impressed.
Rosemarie started her career traveling the globe as a footloose reporter and writer for the monthlyLife. She later served as a senior editor at Simon & Schuster, then as deputy editor of Essencemagazine, where she won numerous awards for her stories. More recently, she has acquired and edited titles for Shebooks.net, publisher of short ebooks by women in the genres of memoir, fiction and long-form journalism.
The coauthor of the award-winning Spirits of the Passage: The Transatlantic Slave Trade in the Seventeenth Century, she is the author of Jamaica Dreams, a memoir, Zachary’s Wings, a novel, and the editor of two collections of fiction and memoir,Mending the World and The Bluelight Corner. She has also been a co-author, ghostwriter, book doctor, developmental editor or story coach on numerous other works.