Rosy Carrick is a writer, performer, translator and compere. Based in Brighton, she gives talks, lectures and performances of her work at events and festivals around the world, and develops collaborative projects with other creative artists around the UK. She has been co-host of the Latitude festival poetry stage (now The Speakeasy) since 2010, and is co-curator, alongside Luke Wright, of the Port Eliot festival poetry stage.
Rosy has a PhD on the poetry of Vladimir Mayakovsky, and has released two books of his work in translation: Volodya (Enitharmon, 2015) and Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (Smokestack, 2017). Her debut poetry collection Chokey (Burning Eye Books) was released in June 2018, and her critically acclaimed multi-award-winning play Passionate Machine will be on tour throughout 2019.
On this site you can find out more about Rosy's current and upcoming projects, plus information on appearances and workshops. A performance showreel can be found here.
“Clever, funny, quarrelsome, querulous, astonishing!” Sabotage Reviews
“Sardonically witty and often surreal […] Carrick is the person you wanted to hang around with at school – wry, cool, erudite and a bit ribald” – Speaker’s Corner