Richard S. Rose
Mayumi Kosaka was born and grew up in Japan. In the late 1980s, she moved to the USA and now lives with her husband in the Las Vegas Valley. Her passion is to write and illustrate children’s stories. Mayumi’s other activities are oil painting, creating fused glass art, and playing the flute.
James Logsdon is a freelance writer and past president of Anthem Authors. He chairs a Critique Group for serious writers of the club. His work has been published in SCA’s Spirit Magazine and The Journey, a Church of the Nazarene newsletter. James has written several books about his career with the Central Intelligence Agency and is awaiting approval from the Publications Review Board with regard to his next book, Sweetlips.
“Dick” Rose has been a writer for over seventy years. He spent eighteen years as a Navy journalist, writing news releases and feature stories. In Vietnam, he mentored Navy journalists, photographers, and photojournalists. Retiring from the Navy as a Master Chief Journalist, he earned his BA and MA in English. His Master’s Thesis was revised into an award-winning novel. His recent collection of short stories won first prize in the 2013 MANA (Marketing New Authors) prose contest.