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Roxy Freeman

Agent:  Juliet Pickering

Biography: Roxy Freeman is a freelance journalist and lifestyle writer based in Brighton. Her articles have appeared in the Guardian, Daily Mail and YOU Magazine among other publications.

Roxy is Brighton editor and food critic for MyVillage.com and writes weekly lifestyle editorials for The Kilkenny Advertiser. Born in 1979 and self-educated for most of her life, Roxy graduated from The Open University in 2008 and completed her NCTJ certificate in February 2009.

LITTLE GYPSY was published in 2011 and went straight into the Times bestseller charts, where it stayed for several weeks.

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LITTLE GYPSY Non-fiction, 288 pages Simon & Schuster - August 2011 Born in 1979, Roxy Freeman grew up travelling around Ireland and England in a traditional horse-drawn wagon with her mother and father and six siblings. Her beautifully written story is a frank portrait of what life is really like for women and girls of traveller communities.

LITTLE GYPSY

Non-fiction, 288 pages
Simon & Schuster - August 2011

Born in 1979, Roxy Freeman grew up travelling around Ireland and England in a traditional horse-drawn wagon with her mother and father and six siblings. Her beautifully written story is a frank portrait of what life is really like for women and girls of traveller communities.