Born in London to a runaway teenager&44; Rosie has always been a cuckoo in the nest. She is an eclectic writer and performer&44; ranging from singing in Goth band The March Violets through touring with the Subversive Stitch exhibition in the 90s&44; to her current incarnation as Rosie Lugosi the Vampire Queen&44; cabaret chanteuse&44; incomparable compere and electrifying poet. She has published five solo collections of poetry and her award-winning short stories&44; poems and essays have been widely anthologized. She is is the author of Vixen and her debut novel&44; The Palace of Curiosities won Book of the Year in the Co-op Respect Awards 2013 and was longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize. Her next novel is The Night Brother and will be published in 2017.