Rosie Lugosi

Publishing History (selected)

Fiction Anthologies – short stories

2009 Room With A Partial View, The Sandhopper Lover and other Stories (Cinnamon Press)

2008 Sadie Jones Took Me Line Dancing & Heirloom Quality, Discovering a Comet (Leaf Books)

2007 A Trip To The Zoo, Practice to Deceive

2007 Look Both Ways, The Art of Tying Knots (Flax Books)

2006 My Dear, Bitch Lit, (Crocus Books)

2005 Helter Skelter, Flick Lit (SM Dykes Manchester Press)

2004 A Piece of her Night, Va Va Voom (Millivres Press)

2003 Terminus, Necrologue (Diva Books)

2002 The Purple Wallpaper, Groundswell (Diva Books)

2002 file>>corrupted, City Secrets (Crocus Press)

2001 Here Be Tygers, Cadenza (QWF)

2000 You’ll Do, The Diva Book of Short Stories (Diva Books)

1999 The Bones of Venice, In Blood we Trust (Dark Angel Press)

Tears for Souvenirs, Queer Words (Premiere Cymru)

Poetry (solo collections)

2010 Things I Did While I was Dead (Flapjack Press)

2003 Creatures of the Night (purpleprosepress)

2000 Coming out at Night (purpleprosepress)

1997 Hell and Eden (Dagger Press)


2010 Blessed Are The Cracked, Occupational Therapy Without Borders (Elsevier)

2008 Femmes of Power, ed. Del la Grace Volcano & Ulrika Dahl (Serpent’s Tail)

1998 Coming Out at Night, Acts of Passion (Haworth Press, NY)

Competitions, awards, residencies

2009 Writer-in-Residence, The Grand Theatre, Blackpool

2008 Velvet Flash Fiction Competition, highly commended

2008 York Open Poetry Competition, highly commended

2008 Cruse Tyneside Poetry Competition, commended

2008 Mslexia Poetry Competition, runner-up

2008 Open Poetry Sonnet Competition – shortlist

2007 Cinnamon Press Poetry Collection Award – shortlist

2007 The Plough Poetry Prize – shortlist

2007 My Dear, shortlisted in Hags, Harlots and Heroines short story competition

2007 The Dada Award for Performance Arts, North West Disability Arts Foundation

2007 A Trip To The Zoo, 1st prize, Practice to Deceive short story competition

2007-8 Writer-in-Residence, Marsh Mill, Thornton-in-Cleveleys

2007 The People’s Café Poetry Award, New York

2007 Apples and Snakes, Poet of the Month

2006 Poetry Kit, Poet of the Year, runner-up

2005 Writer’s Bursary, Arts Council of England

2004 Gaylactic Spectrum Award (nominee), for Terminus, Necrologue

2004 BBC Radio 4, Ear Candy

2003 Lambda Award for Terminus, Necrologue

2002 Diva Awards, Solo Performance Artist of the Year

2001 Lambda Award for You’ll Do, Diva Book of Short Stories

2001 Erotic Oscar, Performance Artist of the Year

2001 Here Be Tygers, Focus on Fiction Competition

Host, Alpha to Omega Novel Competition

2000 The Pink Ladies’ Performance Project, Year of the Artist Commission

1999 Nature’s Favourite, Commonword Novel Competition – shortlisted

1997 Tears for Souvenirs, Queer Words Writing Prize

National Performance Poetry Competition – runner up

Festival appearances

2008 Femme2008, Chicago

2008 Poetry In The City Festival, Liverpool

2008 Schmacht! Frauen-Konferenz, Hamburg

2008 Words Together Literary Festival

2007 Lancaster LitFest

2007 Bristol Poetry Festival

2007 Spit-Lit, London

2006 WALP, Amsterdam

2006 Femme 2006, San Francisco

2006 Mayfest, Bristol

2006 York Lesbian Arts Festival

2006 Newcastle Gateshead Comedy Festival

2006 Manchester Literature Festival

2006 Liverpool Comedy Festival

2006 Queer Up North, Manchester

2006 Wigan and Leigh Words

2005 Homotopia Queer Arts Festival, Liverpool

2005 Manchester Poetry Festival

2005 Ilkley Literature Festival

2005 DaDaFest, Liverpool

2005 Queer Up North, Manchester

2005 Stockholm Pride

2004 Swindon Literature Festival

2004 Glasgay, Glasgow

2004 Kinkfest, London

2004 Cheltenham Festival of Literature

2004 Manchester Pride

2004 Brighton Pride

2003 ProudWords, Newcastle on Tyne

2003 Swindon Literature Festival

2003 Ledbury Poetry Festival

2003 North East Lincolnshire LitFest

2003 Cheltenham Festival of Literature

2003 Manchester Poetry Festival

2003 Glasgay, Glasgow

2003 Manchester Comedy Festival

2003 Ladyfest, Manchester

2003 Europride, Manchester

2003 Pride on Tyne

2003 The Great Labor Arts Exchange, Washington DC

2003 FWWCP FedFest, Sheffield

Conferences: papers and presentations

2008 Femme2008, Chicago, USA

2007 Gender Unbound, The AHRC Centre for Law, Gender and Sexuality, Keele University, UK

2006 BPS Lesbian & Gay Psychology Section Annual Conference, London, UK

2006 Femme 2006, San Francisco, USA

2006 Women’s Writing for Performance: Process and Practice; Lancaster University, UK.

2005 1st Annual Symposium for Educators; College of Occupational Therapists, Reebok Stadium, UK

2005 Gender and Writing; National Association of Writers in Education, The Women’s Library, London, UK.

2005 Challenge and Change; British Association of Occupational Therapists, Sheffield Hallam University, UK.

2004 First International Conference of SM Dykes Manchester, The Lesbian and Gay Foundation, Manchester, UK.

2004 SchMacht! Frauen-SM-Konferenz, Berlin, Germany.

2003 Well Read Women, The Pankhurst Centre, Manchester, UK

2003 The Great Labor Arts Exchange, Washington DC, USA

Television and Radio Appearances

2009 Stalker, Sky TV

2008 Eggheads, BBC2

2007 Heather Stott, BBC Radio Manchester

2006 Inside Out, BBC 1

2005 Bed and Bardsleys, Channel 4

2004 Ear Candy, Radio 4

2004 The Miss Jinny Show, All FM

2004 Woman’s Hour, Radio 4

2004 Whine Gums, BBC 3

2003 Out In The Past,

2003 On the Edge, Granada

2003 Europride, Channel M

2003 Talk of the Town, Granada

2003 The Miss Jinny Show, All FM

2002 Creatures of the Night, Channel M

2002 Gaytalk, BBC Greater Manchester Radio

2001 Blue Whale, Granada

2001 Psychic Livetime, Granada

2000 Sins of the Flesh, BBC 1

2000 Taste of the Vampire, Channel 4

2000 Guilty, Sky 1

2000 The Front Room, BBC

1999 Red Velvet, Channel 4

1999 Treasure, Channel 4

1999 Gaytalk, BBC Greater Manchester Radio

1999 Livetime, Granada Breeze

1999 Whatever You Want, BBC 1


2007 Trinity, The March Violets, (Rebirth Records)

2005 Death and Destruction, Switchflicker Records (SWALF 5)

1994 The Botanic Verses, The March Violets (Rhino Records)

1984 Natural History, The March Violets (Rebirth Records)

1984 Snake Dance, The March Violets (Rebirth Records)

1983 Crow Baby, The March Violets (Rebirth Records)

1983 Grooving in Green, The March Violets (Merciful Release Records)

1982 The March Violets EP, The March Violets (Merciful Release Records)

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