has had considerable success as a writer of poetry and fiction for adults
and children. She has been translated into 16 languages and her books sell
throughout the world. The Guardian called her ‘An electrifying and
original talent, a writer whose style is characterised by a lyrical, dreamy
On these pages you can read about her poetry, adult fiction and children’s fiction. You can find a detailed bibliography of Helen’s work on the Bibliography and Resources page.
For further insight, read the section on Helen Dunmore in the readers’ guide. Download here as a PDF or Word document.
Great Reading Adventure has gone from strength to strength, and I feel honoured
and delighted that my books have been chosen
I hope that people in Bristol will get a lot of pleasure from their reading over the next two months, and will enjoy the themes which are being explored.
Previous Great Reading Adventures have appealed to a wide cross-section of people in the city. I hope 2005 will see even more people joining in, and an even wider range of participants.