Michelle P. Tonnesen is a local writer and business woman. She is originally from Denmark, but grew up in a multicultural family and has lived in Brussels, the Middle East, and London before moving to the island with her family in 2011. She has a Master's Degree in International Business and Modern Languages with a major in Intercultural Communication. She has also studied Creative Writing at London School of Journalism.
She has worked with written and oral communication from a variety of perspectives: business, academic and creative media. Her creative work has been published locally and globally, including her business and lifestyle articles for magazines. Her debut novel – The Cosmopolitan Islander – is inspired by her local and cosmopolitan journeys. It is a thrilling story of female roles and identity in the 21st century – and about how the journey of life can change your destination in the most unexpected way. It takes the reader from the Isle of Man and around the world, traversing the timeless themes of love, desire, family, friendship, power, and ambition.
Twitter and Instagram: @mptonnesen