Thursday, 1 July 2021

Rosie's second book The Breakup Monologues is published and getting great reviews


Rosie's second book The Breakup Monologues was published by Bloomsbury in the UK on May 27. The book will come out in the US on July 27 and in Australia on August 3. 

The Breakup Monologues has had great reviews from The Observer, Red Magazine, Psychologies, The Morning Star, The Wee Review and many more. Rosie has also written features for Good Housekeeping, Stylist, The i, Tortoise, Sydney Morning Herald and more and she's been interviewed on a whole host of radio stations including Talk Radio, Times Radio, BBC 6 Music and Triple J and podcasts including Postcards from Midlife, Your Next Episode, Standard Issue, Insane in the Fem Brain, Writer's Routine and Drunk Women Solving Crime. 

You can buy the book in hardback, kindle and audiobook (narrated by Rosie) from all good bookshops and via this link

Monday, 9 March 2020

Rosie's second book to be published by Bloomsbury

Rosie's second nonfiction book The Breakup Monologues has been signed by Bloomsbury health and wellbeing imprint Green Tree. The book, based on her podcast of the same name, will be published in June 2021.
For a taste of the kind of things she'll be writing about, listen to her BBC Boring Talks podcast on the lexicon of breakups or her recent appearance on BBC Radio 4 Saturday Live.

Saturday, 4 January 2020

Rosie's podcast The Breakup Monologues receives Wellcome award and British Podcast Awards nomination

The Breakup Monologues is one of eleven recipients of the Pulse Award, an initiative from the British Podcast Awards and Wellcome. Rosie will present a two-part mini-season called My Chemical Romance? exploring whether recent medical advances have brought chemical control of our romantic lives within our grasp ... and whether this is something that people want.
The Breakup Monologues has also been nominated by the judging panel in the Best Sex and Relationships Podcast category at the 2020 British Podcast Awards.

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 on the front cover of The Dulwich Diverter and was interviewed by Bristol 247, Ink Pantry, Made Up, Margate Bookie 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, Adulting podcast, Homo Sapiens podcast, Andy N's Spoken Label, Metro's Good Sex Bad Sex 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