Ros Barber was born in Washington D.C, USA, of British parents, and grew up in Colchester, England. She now lives in Brighton, Sussex.
Debut novel (in verse) The Marlowe Papers (2012) - winner of the Desmond Elliott Prize 2013, joint winner of the Author's Club Best First Novel Award 2013, long-listed for the 2013 Women's Fiction Prize (formerly the Orange Prize). Second novel, Devotion (2015), short-listed for the Encore Award 2015. Second collection of poems, Material (2008) was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation; the title poem features in Faber's "Poems of the Decade" and is now on the A/AS-level syllabus in the UK. Editor and co-author of 30-Second Shakespeare (UK) / Know-it-All Shakespeare (US).
Find me on Twitter @rosbarber, and on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/ros.barber or at my website, rosbarber.com where I blog from time to time.