This is my writing résumé. For my technical creds, please visit my database and programming website, RDBMS Insight.
Award-winning fiction and non-fiction writer and translator. Bachelor’s degree awarded in Philosophy and Mathematics from Harvard University (Magna cum laude). Niche specializations in technology, science, and health.
1999 A. B. (Magna cum laude), Harvard University, Philosophy and Mathematics
2018 Writers of the Future speculative fiction workshop
- 2020 CANSCAIP Writing for Children Winner, Picture Books category – How To Draw
- 2018 Writers of the Future 34 Q3 3rd Place – “A Bitter Thing”
- 2021 Shortlisted for Rosetta Prize – “Cousin Entropy” (translation)
- 2021 Pushcart nomination – “By the Light of the Stars”
- 2020 Awarded Ontario Arts Council grant for Literary Creation Projects
- 2020 Awarded Ontario Arts Council recommender grants
Please see https://nrmroshak.com/stories/ for a full list of fiction and non-fiction publications.
- Examine.com: Researcher, writer and copyeditor, 2020-present
- Future Science Fiction Digest: Member of editorial staff, 2019-2022
- Oracle Corporation: Blogger for blogs.oracle.com/sql, 2015
- OraFAQ.com: Blogger, 2005-2006 & 2016
- Kingston Independent Voice and DevX.com: Contributor, 2006
- Oracle Corporation: Created over 100 technical articles, 2007-2014
Subject matter expertise
- Technology: 15 years’ experience in, and writing about, programming and database administration
- Health and medical: Evidence-based health researcher and writer
- Communication: 20 years’ experience writing about complex ideas in tech and medicine
- Fiction: Award-winning speculative fiction and childrens’ author
- Bilingual in English and French
- Award-nominated translator from French into English