Rosemary Bailey is an award-winning author of memoirs and travel books, born in Halifax, Yorkshire. She escaped to spend many years in France, and has written a trilogy of books about the Pyrenees, a region she has grown to love and know intimately. Her first book, about her brother: Scarlet Ribbons: A priest with AIDS has recently been re-published. She is also a guide-book author, journalist and editor. She is a Fellow of the Royal Literary Fund and editor of the Collected section of the RLF website, showcasing work by RLF authors. She is married to the biographer Barry Miles.

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Writing tuition

“If there’s a book you really want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.”
~ Toni Morrison

Rosemary is available for personal writing tuition specialising in non-fiction travel or memoir writing, journalism or academic work. She is a Fellow of the Royal Literary Fund, and has taught writing at Queen Mary College, London University and tutored for the Arvon Literary Foundation in travel and Life writing.

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My grandad. One of the lucky ones.

 Passchendaele. I remember hearing the name during my childhood. I think now I confused it with the Passion play of Oberammergau, the Bavarian village which once a decade enacts the story of Christ’s death over several days. Both names were said with a kind of awe. It is only now as we remember the end… Read More