Rosemary Sullivan is the author of fifteen books in the multiple genres of biography, memoir, poetry, travelogue, and short fiction. Her books include Shadow Maker: The Life of Gwendolyn MacEwen which won a Governor General’s Award, The Red Shoes: Margaret Atwood Starting Out, Labyrinth of Desire: Women Passion and Romantic Obsession, Villa Air-Bel: World War II, Escape and a House in Marseille, Stalin’s Daughter which won the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize, the BC National Non-Fiction Award, and the RBC Charles Taylor Prize, as well as the International Plutarch Award in Biography. The book was also a finalist for the PEN/ Bograd Weld prize for biography and the National Books Critics Circle Award. Her latest book The Betrayal of Anne Frank: A Cold Case Investigation has been sold in twenty countries. In 2012 Sullivan became an Officer of the Order of Canada for her contributions to Canadian culture.