Desiree is a fiction writer, creative writing facilitator, and entrepreneur.
Desiree Kannel is a Long Beach native, born many moons ago at St. Mary Medical Center. She is a R.A. Millikan Alumni, and also attended CSULB. Desiree is the founder and facilitator of Rose Writers Workshops; a creative writing community that serves Long Beach and beyond. She is also co-founder of the Long Beach chapter of Women Who Submit. She has an MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University and a postgraduate certificate in Rhetoric & Composition from Cal State Dominguez Hills. Her stories have appeared online and she is currently seeking publication for her novel, Lucky John.