Jacqueline de Rose-Ahern – Founder/Director
Jacqueline is an international award-winning author, creative coach and the recipient of the 2017 ACT Writers Centre Anne Edgeworth Fellowship. Her books have been recognised for several awards, including winning the travel category of the 2020 American Book Excellence Awards and being shortlisted for the Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards in 2017 and 2019. Jacqueline regularly contributes to a variety of online platforms and has appeared at several literary events, including the Canberra Writers Festival, the NSW Kids &YA Festival, the Goulburn Reader Writer Festival and the Noted Writers Festival. She is the founder of the Story Creators Community, assisting aspiring creatives, and has been a mentor to adults and children alike, encouraging them to pursue their creative goals. She holds a Masters in International Development and works in international affairs. Through her writing, Jacqueline endeavours to encourage her readers to learn more about the world, supporting an empathetic and inclusive community. She holds a Masters in International Development and works in international affairs.