Anna Rosner is a Toronto teacher and author who has published essays, short-story fiction, numerous scholarly articles and the children’s biography Journeyman: The Story of NHL Right Winger Jamie Leach, which was a finalist for the High Plains Book Award and a CCBC Best Book. Her second biography, My Left Skate, was released in October 2022 in both English (Great Plains Publications) and French (Le garçon qui voulait jouer au hockey, translated by André Gagnon, Editions Hurtubise). My Left Skate is the winner of the 2024 Red Cedar Awards and a finalist for the 2024 Snow Willow Awards. Here are just some of the reviews of My Left Skate: “Wonderfully told: gritty, inspiring, joyful at times and sad at other moments” (Klinkenberg, The Globe and Mail) “authentic and compelling […] a gripping tale” (Sydney Taylor Shmooze), “captivating” (The Winnipeg Free Press), “I read My Left Skate, captivated, in one sitting” (Kay, The National Post).

Dedicated to promoting her love for words, Anna has taught language and literacy to children and adults ages five to seventy-five. She is the director of Books with Wings, which provides new, quality picture books for Indigenous children who reside in isolated Canadian communities. Anna holds a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto in Early Modern French Literature.

Anna Rosner est une enseignante et auteure torontoise qui a publié des essais, nouvelles, articles scolaires et la biographie pour enfants Journeyman: The Story of NHL Right Winger Jamie Leach (2020). (“Best Book for Kids”, Centre du livre jeunesse canadien, et finaliste au Prix High Plains). Son récit biographique Le garçon qui voulait jouer au hockey (traduit par André Gagnon) est sorti en octobre 2022. Anna est titulaire d’un doctorat en littérature française de l’Université de Toronto.