ROSALIE PARKER
author and editor

News

 

23rd July 2017:

'The Dreaming' by Rosalie Parker has been published in Black Static # 59. It has been reviewed by Des Lewis who writes "...one of the most unexpected stories I have ever read, in a delightfully low-key and memorable fashion."

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30th April 2017:

'The Attempt' by Rosalie Parker is published in Shadows and Tall Trees 7. Des Lewis writes in his Gestalt Real-Time Review: "Once I had finished this relatively short story, I thought to myself: this is a classic, one that we shall all remember reading for the first time."

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5th April 2017:

Damage is on the longlist for the Edge Hill Short Story Prize, 2017.

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22nd February 2017:

Rosalie Parker has been interviewed by Angela Slatter in anticipation of her story, 'The Attempt' being published in Shadows and Tall Trees 7.

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4th January 2017:

At the Narrative Species site, Rick Kleffel writes of Rosalie Parker's short story collection, Damage: "Love and beauty share the stage with distilled terror."

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16th December 2016: Publishers Weekly review Damage by Rosalie Parker, "...  showing her dexterity with a variety of different storytelling approaches ... Skillfully told in clear, simple prose, these slice-of-life stories entertain with their evocation of ordinary—and sometimes extraordinary—possibilities."

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26th November 2016: Rosalie Parker reads her short story "The Attempt" at the Weekend of Weird at Loughborough University. Additionally, the documentary, Robert Aickman: Author Strange Tales will be shown at the conference.

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1st November 2016: Damage has received a very positive review at SFRevu: '... elegant and perceptive narrative style ... a high degree of eclecticism in her choice of subjects, atmospheres, and genres.'

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20th October 2016: Parker's short story collection Damage is Michael Dirda's recommended Halloween reading in The Washington Post today.

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18th October 2016: Rosalie Parker's story 'The Bronze Statuette' has been published in Supernatural Tales 33.

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24th September 2016: Filming has begun on the opening sequences of The Dark Return of Time with a script by Rosalie Parker, Todd Niemi and Raymond Russell. The filming has been reported in The Sun, The Star and Hello magazine.

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23rd September 2016: A new collection of short stories by Rosalie Parker, Damage, has been  launched at Fantasycon. Published by PS Publishing, A trailer is available to be viewed here. The book is available for order at the PS Publishing website.

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8th August 2016: 'Homecraft" by Rosalie Parker will be published in the forthcoming anthology Uncertainties, to be published by Swan River Press in August 2016.

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9th January 2016: Coverdale: A Year in the Life, a new film by Rosalie Parker with R.B. Russell will be released on 10th February 2015. The premiere will be held at The Garden Rooms, Tennants, Leyburn on Tuesday 9th February, 6:30pm. A trailer is available on youtube.

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9th November 2015: Rosalie Parker and Ray Russell won a World Fantasy Award last night in Saratoga Springs for Tartarus Press.

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28th October 2015: On Thursday Nov 5th at 9:30pm the Robert Aickman documentary made by Rosalie Parker and R.B. Russell will be screened at the World Fantasy Convention in Saratoga Springs

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September 2015: A new short story collection, Damage, has been accepted by P.S. Publishing, to be published 2016/17.

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September 2015: The Dark Return of Time, a filmscript by Rosalie Parker, R.B. Russell and Todd Niemi is scheduled for filming to start in London and Paris in Spring 2016.

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July 2015:

'Random Flight' from Terror Tales of Yorkshire has been reprinted in Best British Horror 2015 by Salt Publishing.

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9th July 2015:

World Fantasy Award Nomination: Ray Russell and Rosalie Parker are nominated for Tartarus Press in the Special Award: Non-professional category. Two Tartarus Press books are additionally nominated.

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April 2015:

'Selkie: A Scottish Idyll' has been published in Supernatural Tales, 21.

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9th April 2015: Strange Tales V, edited by Rosalie Parker, is now published by Tartarus Press.

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14th January 2014: The Old Knowledge receives a very fine review from Rick Kleffel at The Agony Column: "The stories to be found in this slim volume are chilling to be sure, and engrossing in every way. But there's a bigger picture than just the stories themselves. These stories take us not to a different world, but a different vision of this world."

Rick also interviews Rosalie and Ray from Tartarus here.

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21st October 2014: A trailer is now available for a Robert Aickman film, made by Rosalie Parker and R.B. Russell. It can be watched on Youtube. It is due to be premiered at the World Fantasy Convention in early November

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22nd September 2014: Rosalie Parker's story "Random Flight" is published in Terror Tales of Yorkshire, edited by Paul Finch, published by Gray Friar Press.

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19th March 2014: Rosalie Parker's story "Untouchable" has been published in The Horror Fields, published by Morpheus Tales.

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20th January 2014: Strange Tales IV, edited by Rosalie Parker, is now published by Tartarus Press.

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26th June 2013: Rosalie Parker's story "The Thames" is published in Terror Tales of London, edited by Paul Finch, published by Gray Friar Press.

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April 2013: Rosalie Parker's story "The Nurse’s Letter: An Addendum to ‘The White People’" is published in Faunus 27, the journal of the Friends of Arthur Machen.

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20th February 2013: M.R. Cosby's Strange Designs blog includes 'Rain' by Rosalie Parker at number eight in his top ten short stories in horror, complied to celebrate Women in Horror Month.

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4th February 2013: Rosalie Parker's story "Oracle", set in the Yorkshire Dales, is published in Dark World. All profits from this new collection of ghost stories will be used to help the Amala Children’s Home, funding a three-week working trip in July 2013, and being donated directly to the cause.

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28th November 2012: Robinson is shortly to publish an ebook of a mini-anthology, The Unexpected, containing Rosalie Parker's short story 'In the Garden'.

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5th November 2012: Last night in Toronto, Rosalie Parker (along with Ray Russell) received the World Fantasy Award for Tartarus Press.

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1st October 2012: There is a new, favourable review of The Old Knowledge at The Pan Review.

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1st September: A second printing of The Old Knowledge  is now available from the Swan River Press.

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31st May 2012: Rosalie Parker has been interviewed by John Kenny at the Swan River Press.

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21st July 2011: The Old Knowledge is reviewed by The Stars at Noonday: "... straightforward, unassuming prose belies a keen psychological insight. Old knowledge is never without its secrets and mysteries, and neither is The Old Knowledge."

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9th July 2011: The Old Knowledge is now available as an ebook direct from Tartarus Press or Amazon.

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16th February, 2011: The new issue of Black Static includes a good review for The Old Knowledge. Peter Tennant writes: ". . . a beautifully produced collection of nine stories by Rosalie Parker, in which themes of ancient knowledge intrud[e] into the modern world. . .  My favourite out of all that’s on offer, there’s a delightful ambiguity to ‘The Cook’s Story’ . . . The atmosphere of a country house and the life of wealthy people are brought to vivid life . . . with a sense of the madness and alienation that’s bubbling away beneath the surface and just waiting to explode."

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5th January: A fine review by Kate Haynes in the Ghostly Company Newsletter: "The Old Knowledge is perfect reading for a winter's afternoon when the light is beginning to fail. Curl up by the fire in your holiday cottage, open a good bottle of red, and enjoy."

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1st December: Peter Tennant describes "In the Garden" as a "creepy little delight" in his review of the Mammoth Book of Best New Horror #21 in Case Notes for Black Static.

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28th December: The Old Knowledge is reviewed by Mario Guslandi at The Short Review:"Well crafted prose hinting in soft tones at the darker side of reality" , and Rosalie Parker is also interviewed on the same site.

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21st November: A new review of The Old Knowledge has been published at The Black Abyss.

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13th November 2010, A good review at Publishers Weekly for The Old Knowledge: "Parker shows considerable skill at creating dramatic tension and moods of menace that will appeal to fans of subtly told tales of the macabre."

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21st September: The Old Knowledge is currently subject to a "real-time" review by Des Lewis.

"This book, despite its disarmingly simple pure prose style and traditional-seeming supernatural plots, is possibly more intriguing than many a book with dense textured styles and ostensibly complicated plots. An eye-opener for me."

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18th September, 2010: The Old Knowledge, published by The Swan River Press is now available. It was launched at Fantasycon 17th September, 2010, at the Britannia Hotel, Nottingham.

At the same convention Rosalie Parker attended the signing for the Mammoth Book of Best New Horror #21 which contains her story "In The Garden" from The Fifth Black Book of Horror.

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30th January 2010: Rosalie Parker's story 'In The Garden' is singled out for praise at Tales from the Black Abyss in a review of The Fifth Black Book of Horror. It is described as "an almost poetic short piece full of emotion and atmosphere" and later as "elegiac".

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29th September 2009: Rosalie Parker's story 'In The Garden' is now available in The Fifth Black Book of Horror, edited by Charles Black, September, 2009.

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20th June, 2009: Rosalie Parker's short story 'The Picture' is published in Supernatural Tales 15, edited by David Longhorn.

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29th May 2009: 'Spirit Solutions' is now available in The Black Veil.

 

 

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