Rosemary Akpan

Rosemary Akpan is a writer based in Toronto and Houston. She began her career while attending journalism school at Ryerson University in Toronto, where she worked as the arts and life reporter and op-ed editor of The Ryersonian. Her first role out of school was as a contributing writer at the Houston Chronicle, where she covered local news and wrote features for HC's Chron.com division. She is currently a freelance writer, with bylines in Elle Canada, Exclaim!, and Travel + Leisure. * 4+ years of experience as a lifestyle, beauty, and travel journalist * Received a bachelor's degree in journalism from Ryerson University * Recipient of the Caren King Scholarship for promising magazine journalists

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