Rosalie Parker runs the independent UK publishing house Tartarus Press with R. B. Russell. Her previous collections include The Old Knowledge (Swan River Press 2010) and Damage (PS Publishing 2016). "In the Garden" was selected for Best New Horror 21 (2010), and "Random Flight" for Best British Horror 2015. Rosalie lives in Coverdale, North Yorkshire, the magnificent landscape of which inspires and sometimes provides the settings for her writing.
HOLIDAY READING: The book fair was held in the town every August, when many locals were away. Nevertheless, it attracted a good-sized crowd of literature-loving customers augmented by visitors to the town looking for something to do. Most of the latter were perplexed by the antiquarian and collectable modern editions on offer.