Rosalie Cushman is the author of three books, Vibrating At The Speed Of Love, a Traveler’s Meditation, a contemplative style lyrical work, The Man Confused By God, a memoir about Holocaust survivor, Cantor and LA Garment District pioneer, Bennet Mermel, and One Grasshopper’s Journey, the true story of a young Chinese-Korean boy who endures the trauma of the Korean War as a 10-year-old child.
After attending Boston University initially, Cushman graduated from Iowa State University in 1985 with a bachelor’s degree in English, ultimately spending most of her professional life since then writing in one form or another. Her early tenures included public relations and marketing for a public library, for Borders Books & Music, with a later tenure at Air New Zealand in sales and marketing.
In 2008, she left conventional work to strike out on her own as a freelance writer. In that capacity, she penned both memoirs and her meditation book, has written essays for her own website, articles and web content for SEO giant WPromote, Inc, has written numerous articles for Fine Magazine, a leading San Diego lifestyle magazine, and is a contributor to www.passiton.com. In addition, she has taught both memoir and trauma writing in the past