A self-taught freelance journalist for more than twenty years, Anthea Rowan has written for broadsheets, glossies, blogs and scientific journals all over the world, in myriad articles exploring mental illness or brain injury in some capacity. Her writing attracts an astonishing level of reader feedback; it touches a nerve.
The eldest of three children, and the mother of three, Anthea grew up in Africa and currently lives in Tanzania.
Her first book, The Silent Tsunami: Swimming against the Tide of my Mother’s Dementia, will be published in 2024 by Bedford Square Publishing.
‘Anthea writes like a dream, about important things.’
Sophy Roberts, author of Lost Pianos of Siberia