She has a B.A. in English Literature from UC San Diego, studied philosophy for a year at the University of Sheffield, U.K., and earned her M.A. in English, with an emphasis in composition & rhetoric and creative writing, from Portland State University. At PSU, she taught writing in exchange for tuition. She began learning French in 2009.
Roz spent over five years as a qualitative researcher in high-tech consumer products marketing. In 2008, she co-founded a web design company for which she provided non-profit organizations with audience-focused market research, project planning, and digital design. She joined the Dijkstra Agency in 2013. Recent sales include historian Arthur Eckstein’s Bad Moon Rising: The Weatherman Underground and the FBI (Yale University Press), urban scholar Alessandro Busà’s The Creative Destruction of New York: Engineering the City for the Elite (Oxford University Press) and prison rights advocate Cecily McMillan’s memoir The Emancipation of Cecily McMillan (Nation Books).
In 2014, she co-founded Roots Digital Media, a digital media publishing and production company. Roots Digital produced the feature film Tar Pit, a rural crime drama, and published Ernest Brawley’s acclaimed novel The Rap, along with Selena. Matthew Howe’s thriller Waypoint is forthcoming.