About Roger

Roger L. Conlee

Award-winning novelist, author of nine historical novels


B.A., San Diego State University, Journalism.


Professional Career: 

San Diego Evening Tribune sportswriter

Chicago Daily News assistant to Features editor and columnist

Phillips-Ramsey Advertising

San Diego Chamber of Commerce marketing director

Conlee & Butler Public Relations, co-founder


Community Service: 

President, House of Hospitality Assn., Balboa Park, San Diego

Board member, Balboa Park Conservancy (now Forever Balboa Park)

Board member, San Diego State University Alumni Assn.

Board member, American Cancer Society, San Diego Region

Board member, San Diego Civic Light Opera (Starlight)

Society of Professional Journalists (Sigma Delta Chi)

San Diego Press Club

Chicago Press Club


Awards and Honors:

Military Writers Society Distinguished Honor Award

San Diego Book Awards Best Novel, fiction category

Public Relations Society of America’s prestigious Eva Irving Award

San Diego Public Relations Professional of the Year

Writers’ Digest Best Short Story Award