Rosella Leslie is an active member of BC’s writing community having served as a member and director of the Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts. She was a founding member of the Quintessential Writer’s Group and has recorded oral histories for the Sechelt Community Archives. Her writing has appeared in numerous magazines and newspapers, including Western People Magazine and The Leader. She writes both fiction and non-fiction and is the author of The Sunshine Coast: A Place to Be, and has co-authored Bright Seas, Pioneer Spirits: The Sunshine Coast, and Sea Silver: Inside British Columbia’s Salmon-Farming Industry with Betty Keller. Leslie is also one of the authors of Stain Upon the Sea: West Coast Salmon Fishing, which won The Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize at the 2005 British Columbia Book Awards. Her first solo novel, The Goat Lady's Daughter, was published in the Fall of 2006, and her second novel, Drift Child was released in September 2010, and her third novel, The Federov Legacy was published in April 2013. In 2014 she published The Cougar Lady: Legendary Trapper of Sechelt Inlet. Rosella currently lives in Sechelt with her husband, John.
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