Agent: Sarah Williams
Rose McDonagh was born in Edinburgh in 1983. She studied English Literature and History at the University of Edinburgh, and received an M.Litt with Distinction in Creative Writing from the University of St Andrews. She trained as a counsellor at the University of Strathclyde.
She currently has two jobs, working part time for a community health project, and part time as a counsellor for a mental health charity, supporting people who have experienced childhood trauma or abuse.
She has previously had her work published in Mslexia, Gutter, SmokeLong Quarterly, Labyrinth/Orange, Fairfield Review, the Guardian, The Eildon Tree and Brittle Star.