Guest Poet: October 4th, 2018

Rose Cook  is a well-known South West poet who performs regularly at festivals and poetry events. Rose co-founded the popular Devon poetry and performance forum One Night Stanza, as well as poetry performance group Dangerous CardigansHearth is her latest book of poetry. Her website is

Rose performs her poetry regularly and co-founded and co-presented the popular Devon poetry and performance forum One Night Stanza and poetry performance group Dangerous Cardigans. Her work has been shared through poetry publications and performance. She is one of the Apples & Snakes poets and has performed and presented her work in numerous venues and at various festivals and poetry events in the UK, including the Soho Theatre in London, the Bristol Poetry Festival and the North Devon Festival. She has performed at the Ways With Words Festival, Dartington.

Her work has been published in various magazines and collections. In 2009, HappenStance published Rose’s collection Everyday Festival and Oversteps Books published her full collection Taking Flight. Notes from a Bright Field was published in 2013 by Cultured Llama Publishing, who also published her latest book Hearth in 2017.

Rose has an MA in Writing and an MA & MFA in Photographic Arts. Her photographs have been shown in several group exhibitions in Devon and Cornwall.