Carmit Roslyn, Personal Historian

Outside of my original projects, I choose to write memoirs and travelogues for more philosophical reasons. This endeavor is connected to my belief in the importance of family life, and the enriching stories that impact it. Understanding who we are and what has shaped us is a powerful thing. Embracing these stories, I hope, will inspire people in the way they see and act upon the world.


​Contact Carmit:

I’d be excited to learn more about your project. To schedule a complimentary consultation, please fill out the contact form ​to the right, or email me at

Personal history work is very portable. If you don't live in the region, I am typically able to come to you. I also have an established network of professional colleagues to whom I can refer you.

Writer & Educator​

Carmit Roslyn is the author of the acclaimed memoir Burnt Bread and Chutney: Growing Up Between Cultures, A Memoir of an Indian Jewish Girl (Ballantine). She has been published in various additional venues, and has taught university creative writing. Her approach to writing reflects a sensitivity to artistic storytelling and cultural nuance.

Carmit received an MFA in Creative Writing from Emerson College and a BA in English and Anthropology from Brandeis University.  She is a member of the Association of Personal Historians.