Author | Journalist
Anna Rose Johnson
Storytelling has always been a part of Anna Rose Johnson’s life—especially timeless tales tinged with vintage charm. She grew up fascinated with the early 20th century, and began writing historical fiction at the age of seven. (Although it must be noted that she did not actually research her historical fiction until age twelve.)
Anna Rose’s novels are inspired by the beautiful, whimsical, and family-oriented fiction of authors such as L.M. Montgomery, Noel Streatfeild, Maud Hart Lovelace, Jeanne Birdsall, Beverly Cleary, and Elizabeth Enright. Her goal is to write stories that remind us of treasured childhood favorites, while also celebrating the humor and emotional perceptions of today’s children’s books.
As a gymnastics blogger and journalist, she has conducted 450+ interviews with athletes from all over the globe, including Olympic and World champions. Telling people’s stories is her favorite part of journalism, an interest that extends to her character-driven novels. When she’s not writing, Anna Rose can be found conducting genealogy research, tending her flower garden, or watching 1950s sitcoms.