Meet the Poet
Roslyn Ross was born in Adelaide, South Australia and has lived around Australia and the world, including Antwerp, Belgium; Bombay, India; Luanda, Angola; Cape Town, South Africa; Johannesburg, South Africa; Lusaka, Zambia; Vancouver, Canada; London, United Kingdom, and currently, Lilongwe, Malawi. She has spent long periods in the United States, Russia and Portugal. A journalist/editor by profession, she began writing creatively in her forties and has completed five novels and one work of non-fiction based on her four years in Angola during the civil war. She is currently writing a non-fiction book tracing her Greek great-grandfather, a biography of her mother, and a book on spirituality as well as a sixth novel. She writes a blog on her time in Malawi and also blogs on ancestry, poetry and creative writing, with a deep and abiding focus on the human condition. While her novels and non-fiction are, for the moment, yet to be published, she has been writing poetry since she was a child and began submitting her work about three years ago. Since then she has had poetry published in a dozen anthologies and literary journals, the most recent being When Anzac Day Comes Around – 100 years from Gallipolli. She maintains an eclectic website, and invites your visit. Read.