Helen Mort was born in Sheffield in 1985. Her collection 'Division Street' is forthcoming from Chatto & Windus. She has published two pamphlets with tall-lighthouse press, 'the shape of every box' and 'a pint for the ghost', a Poetry Book Society Choice for Spring 2010. Five-times winner of the Foyle Young Poets award, she received an Eric Gregory Award from The Society of Authors in 2007 and won the Manchester Young Writer Prize in 2008. In 2010, she became the youngest ever poet in residence at The Wordsworth Trust, Grasmere.
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Chatto to publish Helen's book 'Division Street' this Sept: http://www.thebookseller.com/news/chatto-publish-morts-first-collection.html
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