Rosemary DeTrolio lives in a rural setting in New Jersey
with her husband Stan, two lovable dogs, and a cat. Her son Rick and wife
Roberta bring her great joy.
Her first fairy tale birthed while developing a writing
lesson for third graders.As children wrote their own tales, they urged her to
read each new passage of Beyona- Maiden of
Lights as it was drafted.
After retiring from 32 years as a public school
teacher, Rosemary pursued her lifelong passion to write stories to tickle the imagination.
She credits her mother and grandmother for reciting fairy tales to her as a child.
Rosemary is a honors graduate, who earned a Master’s
in Education, with a specialization in reading from East Stroudsburg University. She is a Cum Laude honors graduate from William Paterson University with a BA in
elementary education and minor in business.
She was inducted in Who’s Who for educators and small
business owners, and is a member of NJEA, NEA, IARP, BWNICE, and SCBWI.
She was past recipient of teacher of the year for her
school, and has been a guest on radio stations, public venues, and guest
speaker for many organizations. She has shared her experiences with angels, while inspiring
others to find their own spiritual paths.