Helen Ivory

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Helen Ivory (born 1969) is an English poet, artist, tutor and editor.

She was born in Luton but has lived in Norwich since 1990. In 1999 she won an Eric Gregory Award from the Society of Authors.[1]

Helen Ivory is a poet and visual artist. Her fourth Bloodaxe Books collection is the semi-autobiographical Waiting for Bluebeard (May 2013). She has co-edited with George Szirtes In Their Own Words: Contemporary Poets on their Poetry Salt 2012. She edits the webzine Ink Sweat and Tears and is tutor and Course Director for the UEA/Writers Centre Norwich creative writing programme.

Fool’s World A collaborative Tarot with the artist Tom de Freston (Gatehouse Press) won the 2016 Saboteur Best Collaborative Work award. A collection of collage/ mixed media poems Hear What the Moon Told Me was published in 2016 by Knives Forks and Spoons Press.


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