Michael Rose

Biography

Canadian-born writer, journalist and broadcaster Michael Rose has worked in senior roles for major media organizations around the world, including the CBC, MacLean's Magazine, UPI, Radio France International, Australia's Sydney Morning Herald newspaper, and the Reuters news agency in London. From 2003-2006 he was Chief of Communications and Publications for Interpol at the agency's headquarters in Lyon, France. In addition to his fiction writing, Rose works as a communications consultant and media trainer based in Sydney, Australia.

Rose's work and personal travel have taken him throughout Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia, and landed him in plenty of hot spots - Nicaragua, Guatemala, and Haiti; Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Zambia and Zimbabwe; Viet Nam, Indonesia, Fiji and East Timor.

A native of Montreal, Rose attended Concordia University and earned a Bachelor's degree in English literature and psychology. He then studied journalism at Carleton University in Ottawa, after which he began his career in the media. He holds a Master's degree in journalism from the University of Wollongong in Australia.

Rose has written extensively in a variety of media genres - news reporting, political commentary and analysis, as well as many feature and travel articles. He's taught journalism at the University of Western Sydney and the University of Sydney in Australia and delivered guest lectures at Concordia University and the University of Hanoi. He has also trained working journalists in Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, East Timor, Thailand and Sweden.

Now, Michael Rose draws upon that wealth of experience as a journalist, foreign correspondent and traveler for his Frank Delaney thriller series. The Mazovia Legacy won critical acclaim immediately after publication and was short-listed for the prestigious Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Novel. The second installment in the series, The Burma Effect, immediately generated similar excitement. The Tsunami File was shortlisted in the Arthur Ellis Awards for Best Crime Novel of 2009.

Read more about Michael Rose on The Writers Union of Canada web site www.writersunion.ca.

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