Friday, 29 June 2018

Rosie's book longlisted for the Polari First Book Prize and continues to get lovely press coverage

Rosie's book has been longlisted for the Polari First Book Prize 2018 which recognises the best LGBTQ debuts published this year. The longlist was announced at the popular literary salon at London's Southbank Centre and reported in The Bookseller. Rosie was interviewed by Bristol 247, Ink Pantry, Made Up and Foundry Fox   and by a Guardian freelancer for this feature, reviewed by Louder Than War and featured by The Tung. She also spoke to the Humans In Love podcast, The Climax and Radio Gorgeous.

Thursday, 14 December 2017

Rosie's new project The Breakup Monologues launches as a podcast and blog

Rosie's brand new project The Breakup Monologues, supported by Arts Council England, has launched as a podcast (recommended by Metro as one of the top 5 love and relationships podcasts) and blog. The next live event is on Feb 13 at Poplar Union. The Breakup Monologues features a rotating cast of acclaimed, mostly female, performers telling Rosie their tales of romantic endings. She spoke about it on BBC Woman's Hour

Rosie's book Is Monogamy Dead? continues to get lovely reviews

Is Monogamy Dead? had yet more fabulous reviews from the Morning Star , HeadstuffNorwich Radical, HeyWhatsOnNotts, Review 31 and on Bibliobeth's blog. The Idler made it their Book of the Week ahead of Rosie speaking at their dinner event. Boundless Lit magazine featured a special extract on Valentine's Day. Grazia interviewed her about the idea of a relationship 'gap year', one of many strategies discussed in the book. Meanwhile, Refinery 29 quizzed her about 'love affair friendships' and The Guardian commissioned an article. Rosie also spoke to The Riff Raff on their podcast ahead of guesting at their live event, to Nichi Hodgson on her new podcast The Curious Nature of Sex, to the Guilty Feminist team and was invited onto The Spectator's main podcast after her discussion of monogamy with literary editor Sam Leith proved to be their most successful books podcast ever!

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Rosie's book shortlisted for an award

Rosie's book Is Monogamy Dead? has been shortlisted in the Memoir category alongside Susan Calman, Roxane Gay and Juliet Jacques in the Diva Literary Awards. The winners will be announced at the festival on 3 November in Birmingham. Vote here

Tuesday, 1 August 2017

Rosie's first book Is Monogamy Dead? gets lovely reviews

Rosie's book Is Monogamy Dead? got four stars in the Mail on Sunday, a lovely full-page review in The Amorist and she wrote this article for The Telegraph. The Irish Times published an extract and Hot Press ran this feature. Book bloggers Emily WilliamsBook Drunk, Books Of All Kinds, Bibliomaniac and Linda's Book Bag have also raved about it. Rosie also spoke to The Spectator's books podcast, The High Low show and Soho Radio. Funny Women and Words Across Time also posted lovely reviews. Bradford bloggers Jane and Bex did an interview ahead of Rosie's events at Bradford Literature Festival and Last Night I Dreamt Of did one ahead of her appearance at Off The Shelf. Is Monogamy Dead? is available now to order from Amazon and all good bookshops. The following bookshops have signed copies on the shelves and on display: Herne Hill Books, Big Green Bookshop, Bookseller Crow, Clapham Books, News From Nowhere (Liverpool), Waterstones (Guildford), Gay's The Word, Housmans, Lighthouse Books (Edinburgh), Blackwells (Edinburgh), Blackwells (Oxford), Waterstones (Aberdeen), Foyles (London), Five Leaves (Nottingham), Printed Matter (Hastings). Book events have been packed out at Gay's The Word and more, with many more to come.

Monday, 27 March 2017

Rosie's book cover revealed

Rosie's book cover was revealed in an exclusive with Funny Women. Is Monogamy Dead? comes out on August 3 (Accent Press). Pre-order from Amazon here.

Monday, 21 November 2016

A note about Conscious Uncoupling

Rosie's new show has, of course, been inspired by the work of author and marriage and family therapist Katherine Woodward Thomas. Look out for Rosie interviewing Katherine about her book, training courses and more soon. You can find out about her at the website below:

Conscious Uncoupling provides professional coaching to individuals and couples seeking to have an honorable and respectful breakup or divorce, with minimal harm to all involved. Learn more at www.consciousuncoupling.com. Conscious Uncoupling is a registered trademark of Katherine Woodward Thomas, LLC.