• Mort, Helen

    Mort, Helen

    Helen Mort (b.1985) grew up in Derbyshire. Five-times winner of the Foyle Young Poets award, she received an Eric Gregory Award in 2007. Her first full collection Division Street was published by Chatto & Windus in 2013 and won the Fenton Aldeburgh Prize. Her second No Map Could Show Them was published in 2016. Both collections are infused with a strong sense of place and reflect her interest in climbing and mountain landscapes.


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