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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.

Huge thanks to Kaite Welsh, Books Editor at Diva Magazine for this superb review of The Night Brother!Here’s the full text of the review… Diva review October 2017 "A must for anyone missing Sarah Waters’ foray into the Victorian era, siblings Edie and Gnome explore the delights of 19th century…
Edinburgh Book Festival & Fringe 2017 I’m very excited to announce my debut appearance at Edinburgh International Book Festival 2017! The event is ‘Fluid Love’ (with the lovely Jess Richards) on Sunday 27th August.And that’s not all – I’m headlining at ‘That’s What She Said’ (Bar Bados, 22.8.2017 – voted…
Delighted to be featured as Commonword Writer of the Month, June 2017! Thank you for the interview... it was a lot of fun talking with you. Tell me about you, as an artist. How do you define art? What art do you make? I come from the DIY ethic of…
Grrrl Con 2017 A big shout out to Jane Bradley, Claire Askew & Kerry Ryan - organisers of GrrrlCon 2017 - for inviting me to present a workshop on ‘Dealing With The Internal Critic’ as well as contribute to the ‘Paths to Publication’ panel! And wow – such wonderful feedback…
Absolutely delighted – ‘The Night Brother’ has received good reviews in both The Times and The Sunday Times! “The Night Brother by Rosie Garland is a rich and ambitious tale set in late Victorian Manchester… Garland’s prose is a delight: playful and exuberant. There are shades of Angela Carter in…
The Night Brother – publication day 1st June 2017 Heartfelt thanks to everyone who packed out Waterstones, Deansgate, Manchester for the sold-out launch of ‘The Night Brother’!It was a wonderful evening for my new novel, dedicated: ‘To Manchesterand all the wandererswho have found a home in this Rainy City’ You…
The first reviews have come in for ‘The Night Brother’ – and they’re both 5/5. Wow! Thank you to Happy Meerkat and Little Bookness Lane for loving my words. It means so much. “Once again I find myself lost in the reverie of Rosie Garland’s exquisite writing. Extraordinarily enchanting, The…
HAWTHORNDEN FELLOWSHIP Wonderful news – I have been awarded a 2017 Hawthornden Fellowship! So – from mid-March to mid-April I will be living in Hawthornden Castle, on a wonderful writing retreat. I’ll be sharing the month with five other writers, all of whom are a mystery. Judging by the photographs,…
Here be Tygres – fanzines and my life underground I’ve been thinking about the impact fanzines have made on my life – and the result is this blog! Enjoy… For someone who really was a Teenager in Devon (the poem isn’t an exaggeration http://www.rosiegarland.com/news-and-events/item/53-i-want-to-be-a-teenager-in-devon.html ), it’s hard to overstate the…
Thank you to Sharon Zink for interviewing me for her blog, The Book Diner! The blog title says it all - "History, Time Machines and Circuses: Novelist, Poet and Rock and Cabaret Star, Rosie Garland, brings her Magical World to the Book Diner"… with some ruminations on research & how…
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