Introduction

Heather Rose was born in Tasmania and began her professional writing career at the age of 16 when she had an article published in the Hobart Mercury. She has travelled and lived in Europe, and on returning to Melbourne worked as an advertising copyrighter. In 1996 she returned to Tasmania with her husband and their two children.

In 2004 she was name the Telstra Tasmanian Business Woman of the Year for her successful advertising agency Coo'ee Tasmania.