Helen Mort

ressurrected Sarah Kane, 3rd December 2016, Sheffield

Five-times winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Competition, Helen's work has been shortlisted for the Costa Prize and the T.S. Eliot Prize. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. Her poetry collections 'Division Street' and 'No Map Could Show Them' are published by Chatto & Windus. She is a Lecturer in Creative Writing at Manchester Metropolitan University.


Helen also writes creative non fiction and has been published in The Independent and in 'Mount London', an anthology of ascents in the vertical city. She has also edited an anthology of poems for children, 'The Owl and the Pussycat'. In 2017, she worked with Stuart Maconie to edit 'One For The Road: An Anthology of Pubs and Poetry'. She has also edited 'Waymaking', a book of adventure-inspired art and literature by women. 


Hear Helen in a podcast for The British Council here.


Read a new poem written for Granta magazine here.

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