Rose Divecha is a writer focused on observational, personal essays centred around community and family life. Her articles have been published in the North End Breezes Community Newsletter, More of Our Canada Magazine and Daytripping in Southwestern Ontario. Her blog, My Pelee Life was a regular feature on the Discover Pelee website from 2015 – 2020 and was nominated for The Liebster Blogger Award and The Versatile Blogger Award. Additionally, Rose’s fictional short stories have been recognized for the following:
2021 GritLit Short-listed for short story, Silent
2017 The Bumblebee Flash Fiction Contest, PULP Literature Long-listed for short story, The Arrangement
2016 The Raven Contest, PULP Literature Long-listed for short story, The Doorman
With a diploma from Humber College, Rose practiced Corporate Interior Design for a number of years before transitioning out of the industry. All the while, she cultivated an ongoing love of reading and writing. The pandemic proved a powerful incentive and propelled Rose, at the age of 53, to pursue a lifelong goal of attaining a university degree. She is currently enrolled at Brock University where she is studying English Language and Creative Writing.