Rosie Ahmed (she/her) graduated with her master’s in creative writing from the University of South Dakota and joined Dial in 2018. She was a We Need Diverse Books internship grant recipient, a Representation Matters Mentorship Program mentee and junior mentor, and a co-instructor for the Children’s Book Academy summer 2020/spring 2021 middle grade and picture book writing courses. During her first year and a half at Dial Rosie was also an editorial assistant with Kathy Dawson Books, and before that an editorial intern at Bloomsbury Children’s. She is looking for children’s fiction, nonfiction, and graphic novels for all ages by creators of color, particularly stories that are intersectional regarding disability, gender, and sexuality. In addition to editing her own books, Rosie assists Nancy Mercado and Lily Malcom.