Desiree Kannel is the founder and creator of the Rose Writers Workshops (named after her daughter, Sarah Rose). She is an AWA Affiliate, certified to lead
workshops in the AWA method as described in Writing Alone & With Others by Pat Schneider, Oxford University Press.
She earned her MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University, and has also studied writing at Cerritos College, California State University Dominquez Hills, and through the Gotham Writers' Workshop. She holds a teaching credential from Cal State Long Beach.
Desiree has taught writing to school-age youth for many years. She recently became an Artist-Teacher through the Angels Gate Cultural Center’s Artist in the Classroom project, and facilitates creative writing instruction to 5th grade students in Los Angeles and Long Beach schools. Desiree also tutors academic writing in grades 6 and above. she has many clients in and around Long Beach.
Rose Writers is the only AWA affiliated workshop in Southern California. In AWA workshops, you are encouraged to:
Visit the AWA website to learn more.
*from, Writing Alone and With Others, by Pat Schneider