Helen Dunmore


Helen Dunmore is a freelance writer of fiction and poetry for both adults and children, including In the Money (Julia MacRae/Red Fox), Going to Egypt (Julia MacRae/Red Fox) and Amima's Blanket (Banana Books, Heinemann). Her titles for adults have won her several literary prizes and awards, including the Alice Hunt Bartlett Award, the Cardiff International Poetry Prize, The Signal Award for Secrets and the Orange Prize for A Spell of Winte . Her other adult novels include Zennor in Darkness, Burning Bright and Talking to the Dead. She has wide experience as a writer in schools, libraries etc., working with schemes such as the Poetry Society's Poets-in-Schools, and independently.



Author lives: Bristol

News and Blog

Feb 28

Adelaide Writers' Week

by Random House Australia on 28 February 2014

Adelaide Writers' Week is coming up soon! Take a look at just some of our authors that will be attending and be sure to go to the official website for the full program.

Books by Helen Dunmore

  • The Lie, Helen Dunmore 4 stars 4 comments
    The Lie
    by Helen Dunmore

    Published: 01/07/2014

    By the acclaimed author of A Spell of Winter and The Siege, and set during and just after the First World War, the new novel by Orange Prize-winner, Helen Dunmore.

  • The Greatcoat, Helen Dunmore 0 stars 0 comments
    The Greatcoat
    by Helen Dunmore

    Published: 03/12/2012

    A chilling and atmospheric ghost story by the Orange-prize-winning Helen Dunmore.

  • Fatal Error, Helen Dunmore 0 stars 0 comments
    Fatal Error
    by Helen Dunmore

    Published: 01/10/2010