Rosanna Micelotta Battigelli’s (Toronto Branch) Pigeon Soup & Other Stories (Inanna Publications, 2021) was honoured as a Finalist in the 2022 International Book Awards, in the “Fiction: Short Story” category. It was also a Finalist in the 2021 American BookFest Best Book Awards. A complete list of winners and finalists in each category can be found here. The latest review of Rosanna’s book, by Dr. Julia Lisella, appeared in Mom Egg Review on June 29, 2022. Pigeon Soup & Other Stories was also honoured as a “Finalist” in the “Fiction: Short Story” Category of the 2021 Best Book Awards, sponsored by American BookFest. Rosanna’s fifth book for Harlequin was released in July 2021: Rosanna was at Science North on September 30 for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. “The path towards reconciliation requires thoughtful and active engagement with Indigenous peoples of Turtle Island.” Profits from the sales of her books ( will go to Legacy of Hope Foundation (LHF). Rosanna will also be a featured author in a panel at the Wordstock Sudbury Literary Festival from November 4 – 6 (, discussing her recently released collection Pigeon Soup & Other Stories: Rosanna is also pleased to announce that her new website is up: Her Easter book for children, Easter Morning, Easter Sun, has been released by Pajama Press. Her fourth book for Harlequin, Rescued by the Guarded Tycoon, has also been released and is available at Amazon and Chapters. Rosanna’s collection Pigeon Soup & Other Stories was released by Inanna Publications on June 10, 2021: