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. 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.

Awards and honours[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

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)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Helen Dunmore
  2. ^ "Past winners of the McKitterick Prize". Society of Authors. 
  3. ^ McCrum, Robert (10 June 2001). "The Siege is a novel for now". The Guardian (London). Retrieved 7 June 2009. 
  4. ^ Woodman, Sue (1 July 1996). "Orange is a female color". The Nation (Washington D.C.). Retrieved 12 December 2011. (subscription required)
  5. ^ http://www.helendunmore.com/poetry.asp
  6. ^ "2015 Shortlist announced". Walter Scott Prize. 24 March 2015. Retrieved 24 March 2015. 

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