Helen is a poet and language enthusiast who is currently working as The Poetry Society’s Education Co-ordinator and the editor of its Young Poets Network. In 2010 and 2011, she was a commended Foyle Young Poet, and once upon a time was a Foyle intern at The Poetry Society.
She is also a poetry editor at The Cadaverine under Squaddie and General Editor Lenni Sanders. Alongside yet more Squaddies Jasmine Simms, Katie Byford, and Sarah Fletcher, Helen is a founding member of the Dead Women Poets Society, a project exploring women poets’ relationships to women writers of the past through live readings across the UK. @deadwomentweet
In 2016 Helen graduated from an English Literature degree at Durham, where she edited the literary magazine From the Lighthouse and was president of the Creative Writing Society. She then went on to teach English as a language assistant in Alsace, France, and worked as the Books Assistant at Buxton International Festival 2017. Helen has recently been published in The Manchester Review and The Missing Slate.