Rowena House


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Born in London, Rowena House lived and worked in France and across Africa as a Reuter’s foreign correspondent before becoming their European Economic Correspondent based in Brussels. She’s broadcast for Visnews TV and the BBC Radio 4’s Natural History Programme, and appeared at the Bath Children’s Literature Festival. Now settled in rural Devon with her husband and son, her prize-winning WW1 short story, The Marshalling of Angélique’s Geese, was published by Andersen Press in War Girls (2014). Her novelization of that tale, The Goose Road, will be published in the UK by Walker Books on 1st March 2018. Rowena is currently writing two more historical novels for 12+ readers, one set in Paris and the other in Hapsburg Vienna, and continues to work as an international journalist and editor.