• Nelson, Helena

    Nelson, Helena

    Helena Nelson is a poet and publisher based in Scotland. Founder editor of HappenStancePress, she writes both serious poems (Starlight on Water, Rialto 2003 and Plot and Counter-Plot, Shoestring 2010) and light verse (Down With Poetry, HappenStance 2016 and Blended, Red Squirrel 2019). She is also author of How (Not) to Get Your Poetry Published, HappenStance 2016.


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The Times

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