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 has written three books: Drift Child, The Goat Lady’s Daughter, The Sunshine Coast: A Place to Be, and is a co-author of Bright Seas, Pioneer Spirits: The Sunshine Coast, and Sea Silver: Inside British Columbia’s Salmon-Farming Industry. Rosella currently lives in Sechelt with her husband, John.