Helen Dunmore

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Helen Dunmore
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Born (1952-12-12) 12 December 1952 (age 62)

Helen Dunmore (born 12 December 1952) is a British poet, novelist and children's writer.[1] Educated at the University of York, she now lives in Bristol. She has won awards for her fiction (the Society of Authors' McKitterick Prize and the Orange Prize) and also for her poetry (she has won the Cardiff International Poetry Prize, been shortlisted for the T. S. Eliot Prize and had her books named as Poetry Book Society Choice and Recommendations). Dunmore is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature (FRSL). Some of her children's books are now included in reading schemes for use in schools.

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Novels[edit]

Short story collections[edit]

  • Love of Fat Men (1997)
  • Ice Cream (2001)
  • Rose, 1944 (2005)

Young adult books[edit]

  • Zillah and Me!
    • The Lilac Tree (first published as Zillah and Me) (2004)
    • The Seal Cove (first published as The Zillah Rebellion) (2004)
    • The Silver Bead (2004)
  • The Ingo Chronicles

Children's books[edit]

  • Going to Egypt (1992)
  • In the Money (1995)
  • Go Fox (1996)
  • Fatal Error (1996)
  • Amina's Blanket (1996)
  • Clyde's Leopard (1998)
  • Great-Grandma's Dancing Dress (1998)
  • Brother Brother, Sister Sister (1999)
  • Aliens Don't Eat Bacon Sandwiches (2000)
  • The Ugly Duckling (2001)
  • Tara's Tree House (2003)
  • The Allie Books (1997–2000)
  • The Ferry Birds (April 2010)

Poetry collections[edit]

  • The Apple Fall (1983)
  • The Sea Skater (1986)
  • The Raw Garden (1988)
  • Short Days, Long Nights (1991)
  • Recovering a Body (1994)
  • Secrets (1994)
  • Bestiary (1997)
  • Out of the Blue (2001)
  • Glad of these times (2006)
  • The Malarkey (2012)

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