Pip Desmond is a Wellington writer, editor and oral historian. She is the author of the award-winning Trust: A True Story of Women and Gangs and The War That Never Ended: New Zealand Veterans Remember Korea. Pip has an MA in creative writing and runs communications company 2Write with her husband Pat. They have three children and four beautiful grandchildren.
`Song for Rosaleen is a beautiful, honest and deeply moving memoir. I have no doubt this book will resonate with a huge portion of readers - especially anyone who has watched a loved one decline due to a degenerative illness.' - Mandy Hager; `This book is an outstanding example of memoir -creative non-fiction at its best. Its compelling narrative flow creates a moving and enriching work that will be an important addition to this country's literature.' - Alison Parr.