Rosa del Duca sits down with us today to discuss her new book, “Breaking Cadence – one woman’s war against the war”, a tale of a National Guard soldier turned ROTC cadet who became a conscientious objector. It’s an amazing tale of leadership and courage, which you can buy right here from Amazon.
Be sure to check out her podcast as well, “Breaking Cadence: Insights from a modern day conscientious objector.”
Rosa earned her MFA in Creative Writing from Saint Mary’s College of California. Her shorter creative work has been published in CALYX, River Teeth, Cutbank, Grain, the Los Angeles Review, and other literary magazines. When she’s not writing creatively, Rosa is writing cold hard facts as a journalist, leading peer writers’ groups, or playing music.
While a solo singer-songwriter at the moment, Rosa founded the band Hunters with Will Decher in 2011. Over the course of five years they put out three albums: White Lies, Treeline and We All Go Up the Mountain Alone Together, before taking a break to focus on other projects.
Rosa lives in Castro Valley, California with her writer, professor, and craftsman husband, Nicholas Leither, and their two young children, Itasca and River.
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