Recently named "literary hero" by The Skinny, Rosie is an award-winning poet, novelist and singer with post-punk band The March Violets. With a passion for language nurtured by libraries, she started out in spoken word, garnering praise from Apples and Snakes as "one of the country's finest performance poets". Her debut novel, The Palace of Curiosities [HarperCollins, 2013], was nominated for both The Desmond Elliott and the Polari First Book Prize and won Book of the Year in the Co-op Respect Awards 2013. Her second novel, Vixen [Borough Press, 2014], was a Green Carnation Prize nominee. Her third, The Night Brother, was published in 2017.