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Rosalind Miles is a well-known and critically acclaimed English
novelist, essayist, and broadcaster. Her novels, including Guenevere, Queen
of the Summer Country and The Knight of the Sacred Lake, the preceding
volumes of the Guenevere Trilogy, have been international bestsellers.
Rosalind is the award-winning author of twenty books of social analysis,
fiction and non-fiction including I, Elizabeth, her highly-acclaimed novel
recreating the life and times of Elizabeth I. Among her previous books, The
Women's History of the World also received outstanding reviews and has
appeared all over the world.
As a journalist, Rosalind's work has appeared at leader level in
all the major British newspapers and in overseas publications like the
Washington Post. In the magazine world she was a senior contributing editor
to Cosmopolitan for many years, and has written for Elle, New Woman, Good
Housekeeping, and many more. Foreign assignments have taken her to remote
corners of Europe, America, Indonesia, the West Indies, Africa, Australia,
Mexico and the Arab world, and she has been received in private audience by
the Sultan of Oman.
Rosalind's TV and radio credits include The Monarchy Debate,
Britain's largest live TV broadcast with 16m viewers, and she has presented
her own shows. She has also held consultancies for a wide range of
companies and individuals on communication and international marketing,
with special reference to diversity issues and women's interests worldwide.
Educated at the universities of Oxford, Birmingham and Leicester, she holds
five degrees, and is an honorary Fellow of the University of Kent. She was
recently deemed an Alien of Extraordinary Ability by the USA.
In 1990 Rosalind Miles won the Network Award for outstanding
achievement in the field of writing for women. She has recently been
appointed a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. In private life Rosalind
is a keen amateur horsewoman. A performance car enthusiast, she drove time
trials at Silverstone in 1995.
She is a member of the International Women's Forum, and one of the
first women members of the ancient and prestigious Reform Club in London.
She lives in Kent, England, in a house once owned by Peter Greenstreet, the
Elizabethan ancestor of actor Sidney Greenstreet.
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