Rowan Jetté Knox is an award-winning journalist, bestselling author, and human rights advocate with a special focus on mental health and LGBTQ+ families.

Rowan’s work has been featured by several national and international media outlets, including the BBC, CBC, The Today Show, O Magazine, The Social, The Marilyn Denis Show and Upworthy. They are a 2019 Chatelaine Woman of the Year, a 2020 Top 25 Woman of Influence, and one of Today’s Parent Magazine’s Most Influential Parents of 2020.

Rowan is the author of the memoir Love Lives Here: A Story of Thriving in a Transgender Family which is a #1 bestseller, an Indigo Best Books of the Year and Staff Pick of the Month, and was chosen as a 2020 Canada Reads Longlist finalist. They live in Ottawa, Canada with their wife, four children, too many pets and a coffee maker that never quits.

More about Rowan’s next memoir, One Sunny Afternoon: Rebuilding a Life After Trauma:

While suffering a very public mental breakdown in May of 2020, mother, author and human rights activist Rowan Jetté Knox found themself standing at a pivotal crossroads: either learn how to heal from a lifetime of trauma, or continue down a cyclical path of self-destruction. Real, relatable, and filled with both insight and humour, this memoir will become a trusted companion to those learning to be their own light in the darkness.

Rowan is represented by Samantha Haywood.