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Rosie Wilby - The Breakup Monologues

Season 1, Ep. 6

Let's get real now, people: love may well be all around us (many thanks to Wet Wet Wet for the constant earworm), but so too are the breakups. Tonnes of them. Join Rosie Wilby, the 'breakup queen', as she shares a few snippets of what she's learned about inevitable endings everywhere.


For our Patreon subscribers at Silver Nib level and up, the extended version of the show contains ‘Shit I Wish I’d Known’ from Rosie’s perspective as a comedian who presents, writes and pods. What's her top tip for navigating an author contract? How does she fund her work? What does she really think about her book's front cover? Hear all about it on the extended NFP cut. Find out how at https://www.patreon.com/join/nonficpod 


Rosie Wilby is an award-winning comedian, podcaster and author. Her first book Is Monogamy Dead? was shortlisted for the Diva Literary Awards 2017 and longlisted for the Polari First Book Prize 2018. Rosie presents The Breakup Monologues podcast, and has toured the world with a trilogy of shows that started with The Science of Sex and ended with The Conscious Uncoupling, which was shortlisted for Funny Women Best Show.


You can find Rosie at www.rosiewilby.com, and on Twitter and Instagram


People & Works Mentioned

Dr Qazi Rahman

Brian Earp, 'Love is the Drug'

Abigail Tarttelin, 'Golden Boy'

Patricia Wiltshire, 'Traces: The Memoir of a Forensic Scientist and Criminal Investigator'

Francesca Beauman, 'Shapely Ankle Preferr'd: A History of the Lonely Hearts Ad'


Find Us Online

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Credits

- Hosts: Emma Byrne and Georgie Codd

- Producer: Georgie Codd 

- Guest: Rosie Wilby

- Socials and transcription: Beatrice Bazell

- Composer: Mike Wyer


About Us

Brought to you by author and publishing rockstar Georgie Codd and author and broadcaster Emma Byrne, NonFicPod is your home for the latest nonfiction must reads. Our premium podcast, Sh*t I Wish I'd Known teaches you the lessons that we (and our guests) have learned about writing - and life.

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