Joanne Vassallo Jamrosz has over seventeen years experience as a contributing writer with United States Figure Skating. She is the author of numerous articles for Skating Magazine and she works as a contributing writer for U.S.Figure Skating’s web page “Club Spotlight”. She has also been a contributor for the nationally recognized figure skating Ice Network. She also covers numerous skating events for U.S. Figure Skating in the North Atlantic region. Skating with the World is her third book and the latest in the award-winning Skating Forward series. Two of Joanne’s skating books, Still Skating Forward and Skating with the World are children’s book award winners. Both received the Purple Dragonfly Silver Medal in best Young Adult Nonfiction and Sports and both are Reader’s Favorite finalists. Maria of Grande Avenue is her first fiction book.
Joanne currently resides in Upstate, New York with her husband, Gregory, and their golden retriever, April.