Poems and performances


'Division Street' (Chatto & Windus, 2013) 

'There's been a buzz around Helen Mort for a while, and her debut, Division Street doesn't disappoint.' - The Independent  

'The Owl and the Pussycat: Poems Every Child Should Read' (Michael O'Mara Books, 2014) 

'Lie of the Land' (The Wordsworth Trust, 2011) 

'a pint for the ghost' (tall-lighthouse, 2010)

'An exciting collection from a writer who knows the value of the past, and how to set it against the present to illuminate them both.' - Ian McMillan

'...essential reading for any self-respecting poet, or lover of poetry.' - www.tall-lighthouse.co.uk

Sample poem

'the shape of every box' (tall-lighthouse, 2007)

'the shape of every box captures Helen Mort in the incipient process of distilling her own distinctive brand of desire.' - Mario Petrucci

Sample poem 

 'Parallax' (Forest Publications, 2010)

Featuring design by Ericka Duffy.

Sample poem



You can watch me...

...winning London's Literary Death Match here.
...performing for Apples and Snakes here.
...reading in The Whitworth Gallery here.