CURRENT NEWS: April 18, 2013
Rose's first novel, A Secret Woman is "a sexy romp through time and space, a profound meditation on the mother-daughter connection, and an enlightening exploration of what it means to make love, to make art, and to make a life worth living." You can order it here.
In The Oxford Times, Jan Lee writes: "Solari lifts the veils of the past to uncover another place and time in this moving and evocative novel." Read her full review here.
Spring Readings and Events:
Rose has been doing lots of radio interviews! Hear her with the hosts of The Great North Pagan Podcast here.
Listen to an interview with Hawthorne on The Spiral Dance here.
Sunday, April 21, Rose will read along with other ASP/SFWP authors at The Kensington Day of the Book Festival, Howard Avenue, Old Town Kensington, Maryland. Events from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Check here for details.
Hear Rose read a poem:
Achilles on Shore
My Mother's Piano
Rose Solari is the author of two full-length collections of poems, Orpheus in the Park and Difficult Weather, as well as the multi-media play Looking for Guenevere, an Arthurian retelling. A Secret Woman is her first novel.
She has lectured and taught writing workshops at many institutions, including the University of Maryland, St. John's College, Annapolis, the Jung Society of Washington, and The Centre for Creative Writing, Kellogg College, Oxford, England. Her work as a journalist includes positions as staff writer and editor for Common Boundary Magazine and for SportsFan Magazine, the latter of which she also helped to found.Her awards include the Randall Jarrell Poetry Prize, The Columbia Book Award, and an EMMA award for Excellence in journalism.
Rose currently serves onthe Advisory Panel Centre of the Centre for Creative Writing, Kellogg College, Oxford, England. She is at work on a critical study of 20th century British and American poetry as well as a new collection of poems.