Rose Cook

Rose CookRose is well-known as a poetry performer, not only in her native Devon but in venues all over the UK. She was co-founder of the poetry performance group Dangerous Cardigans and for a number of years co-presented Totnes’ One Night Stanza with Matt Harvey. Her work has been broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and BBC Radio Devon, and has appeared in magazines; but this is her first full collection. The range of subjects is wide, and includes a particularly moving sequence about the birth of an illegitimate child.

Sample poem: Love’s Camel

Oversteps publications

Taking Flight (2009)