Before Rosie became a free-lance writer, she taught literature in universities, including East Anglia, Bristol UWE and Nottingham Trent. Books of prose include Fantasy: The Literature of Subversion, Frieda Lawrence, The Eye of the Buddha (short stories) and Mothers Who Leave.
Poetry publications include What the Ground Holds (Poetry Salzburg, 2014), The Light Box (Cultured Llama, 2016) and (forthcoming) a collaboration with Devon poet Graham Burchell about Stanley Spencer, Two Girls and a Beehive. Her poems appear in Acumen, Ambit, Domestic Cherry, Frogmore Papers, Poetry Salzburg Review, Scintilla, Tears in the Fence, The Interpreter’s House and anthologies eg The Book of Love and Loss (2014). She has won many prizes: 1st prize Stanley Spencer Poetry Competition 2017; 2nd prize Frogmore Papers 2018; 3rd prize Hippocrates 2017; 1st prize (joint) Bath 2015; Hilly Cansdale Award, Wells 2015; 2nd prize Battered Moons 2015; 3rd Prize Ambit, 2010.
Her memoir The Glass Mother was published by Unthank in 2016.
Rosie runs Poetry Society Frome Stanza group and workshops in poetry and memoir writing, in Frome, for Ammerdown Centre and Dillington House, Somerset, and for Cortijo Romero, Spain. She also offers mentoring on individual writing projects. She was a Hawthornden fellow in 2017.