Author of Notes From a Bright Field
Rose Cook is one of the South-West’s best loved poets, having performed extensively in venues such as the Soho Theatre in London, the Bristol Poetry Festival and Dartington’s Ways With Words Literature Festival, as well as a variety of local poetry events. She is an Apples & Snakes poet and has appeared at the North Devon Festival in Barnstaple, Plymouth’s Barbican theatre, Exeter Phoenix’s Text Festival and a Peterloo Poets event in Cornwall.
Rose co-founded the popular Devon poetry and performance forum One Night Stanza, as well as poetry performance group Dangerous Cardigans. Her work has been broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and BBC Radio Devon and local SoundArt radio.
She has run writing workshops with older people and offers poems for reading aloud at the Totnes Memory Cafe.
Previous poetry books are Everyday Festival published by HappenStance Press (2009) and Taking Flight published by Oversteps Books (2009).