Sam Alexandra Rose is a writer, editor and three-times cancer survivor. In 2017 she passed her Masters in Creative Writing with Distinction and in 2019 she began her PhD, researching the relationship between creative writing and cancer survivorship issues. As a cancer survivor with rare genetic condition CMMRD, she has an interest in psychosocial oncology and issues around emotional and mental wellness during and after treatment, as well as writing and wellbeing.
Sam has had over 80 poetry and prose pieces published in over 50 magazines, journals and anthologies. She is the editor of Peeking Cat Literary and has contributed articles to several cancer and chronic illness websites and blogs. She works as a Patient and Public Involvement Manager for Bowel Research UK.
Master, MA Creative Writing, Teesside University
Oct 2015 → Jul 2017
Award Date: 29 Sep 2017