About Rosa

 
 
rosa.jpg

Rosa Sophia is a full-time editorial consultant and novelist. She began her career by working in acquisitions for The Bucks County Writer, a literary journal (no longer in publication). Shortly after that, she joined the staff of Wild River Review and began doing freelance editing on the side, then taught a fiction writing workshop at Tinicum Art and Science, now The Lotus School of Liberal Arts.

In 2012, she attended the Key West Literary Seminar and Jay Parini’s fiction workshop. In 2014, she attended Writers in Paradise at Eckerd College, and studied with author Ann Hood, then enrolled in a personal essay writing class, also with Ann Hood, through the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center. Most recently, she attended Writers in Paradise a second time in 2015, this time studying with Les Standiford in his fiction writing workshop. The following year at the same conference, she studied with Andre Dubus III. 

Rosa edits for publishing companies and independent clients (authors like you) and she is a member of the Editorial Freelancers Association. She also writes for Mobile Electronics magazine, the 12-Volt Industry's #1 Resource. She earned an Associate's Degree in Automotive Technology and a Bachelor's in Communications. Rosa was also the official Historian for the Village of North Palm Beach for three years, and is currently a member of the Loxahatchee Battlefield PreservationistsThe Seminole Wars FoundationSoutheast Florida Archaeological SocietySociety of Florida Archivists, and a member of the Friends of the Everglades. Finally, Rosa is the founder of Lady June Press and resides in Jensen Beach, Florida.