News

News

Welcome to my news and occasional blog page.

My debut novel 'The Palace of Curiosities' (HarperCollins 2013) is available in all formats (hardback, e-book, paperback & audio). The same goes for my second novel, 'Vixen' (Borough Press, 2014). My next novel, 'The Night Brother', is published June 1st 2017 (Borough Press).

Support your local independent bookshop, if you are blessed enough to have one... or buy direct from HarperCollins. As the adventure progresses I will be posting details of reviews and other news right here.

My latest poetry collection, 'As In Judy' is available now from the publisher, Flapjack Press. http://flapjackpress.co.uk

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'Everything Must Go' is also available direct from the publisher, Holland Park Press. http://hollandparkpress.co.uk

Details of upcoming readings and events can be found on the 'Gig List' page – do click that tab for more info.

'Vixen' is out in paperback! Launched in London on 10th February at Bar Wotever, and in Manchester on Friday 13th February (lucky for some!). There are many more launch events and readings coming up in February / March 2015... check out the Gig List page for details of one close…
I'm delighted to have been invited to be Guest Speaker on an Arvon course at Lumb Bank in February 2015! Looking forward to working with Adam Marek & Kerry Hudson. http://www.arvon.org/
A great start to 2015! I've had poems published in The North & The Midwest Quarterly.This is such an encouragement – to keep going, to keep sending out. Click to go to The North page About The North'Excellent' — The Guardian'Redressing the balance of English poetry' — Poetry Review'The North…
As if it wasn't exciting enough to be invited to speak at The British Library on its Gothic panel on 9th November...   I was invited to talk on the Steve Lamacq show on BBC Radio 6, live from the Library! Click the link to hear me ramble on about…
I was delighted to be invited to read at The Feminist Library - and they invited me to write a blog about my passion for libraries!   "I wish I could wax lyrical about all the reasons why I'm a fan of libraries – but there's neither space nor time.…
A stellar day in the neo-gothic pomp and circumstance of John Rylands Library's magnificent Historic Reading Room. It's been a dream of mine to read there... and dreams come true.A delicious highlight of the event was the specially designed (and rather foxy) cake by the talented Annabel de Vetten of…
Vixen is longlisted for The Green Carnation prize 2014! The thirteen strong longlist of titles celebrating LGBT writing have been announced after several days of debates between the judges over an exceptional list of submissions, the most the prize has seen in its history to date. This list takes us…
Thank you to Write-Track for featuring me on their blog for a second time!Here is the text in full, with the link at the end. On the Write Track - Adventures with writing habitsRosie Garland – the bonus interview: channelling characters and living a creative life In our first interview…
Thank you to Write-Track for featuring me on their blog!Here is the text in full, with the link at the end. On the Write Track - Adventures with writing habits Keeping going – novelist Rosie Garland on persistence and creative rituals Three years ago Rosie Garland had pretty much given…
I was delighted to be asked by Waterstones Bookshop to be a guest contributor to their blog- and here it is. Strange things have been happening since I embarked on my second novel, Vixen... read on! Coincidence and synchronicity Was Rosie Garland really being stalked by foxes because she'd just…
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