About Telma

Telma Rocha is an avid reader, reviewer, and blogger. She documents and shares her reading and writing journeys on Instagram and is an active member of various groups dedicated to promoting local talent.

Telma lives in Southern Ontario with her husband and two sons. When she is not reading or writing, she can be found enjoying the outdoors with her family or sharing meals and laughter with good friends. 


Born in Angola, Telma immigrated to Canada in 1976 avoiding the turbulent civil war that erupted there in 1974. These events are documented in her first novel,

The Angolan Girl. A story about her grandmother's life from childhood through the early stages of the war.

Telma's second novel, From Far and Wide is set to be released in March 2021. A story that takes place on Manitoulin island. Inspired by a motorcycle trip to the island with her husband, it is sure to capture the freedom and beauty of this great Canadian landscape.

Telma is currently working on completing her third novel.

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