Rosie Garland

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Rosie Garland writes long and short fiction, poetry and sings with post-punk band The March Violets. Rosie’s latest poetry collection is What Girls do the Dark (Nine Arches Press), shortlisted for the Polari Prize. Her novel The Night Brother was described by The Times as “a delight…with shades of Angela Carter.”

In 2019, Val McDermid named her one of the UK’s most compelling LGBT+ writers.

She has a passion for language nurtured by public libraries, and a firm belief in the power of persistence.