Watch film-poem 'Dear Alison' here. Listen to Helen on Radio 3 here.
Helen Mort was born in Sheffield. Her first collection 'Division Street' won the Fenton Aldeburgh Prize. Her collection 'No Map Could Show Them' (Chatto & Windus) is a PBS Recommendation.She blogs at 'Freefall'.
Helen Mort is among the brightest stars in the sparkling new constellation of young British poets - Carol Ann Duffy