Helen Victoria Anderson is a writer of memoir, fiction, and poetry. Based in the North East of England, she has an MA in Creative Writing (Distinction) from Teesside University.
Helen is the author of ‘Piece by Piece: Remembering Georgina: A Mother’s Memoir’ (Slipway, 2015) in which she explores the loss of her talented teenage daughter, Georgina, to cancer. Her poetry pamphlet ‘Way Out’ is published by The Black Light Engine Room Press.
A number of her poems and short stories have been published in literary magazines and anthologies. She won the People Not Borders Short Story Competition 2018, as well as the Ink Tears Flash Fiction Contest 2015, and the Bridgwater Home Start Short Story Competition 2013, judged by Dame Margaret Drabble.
Helen has a BA in French and German from Birmingham University. She has previously worked as a civil servant and a local government officer, but she much prefers writing. She has a (fairly) grown-up son, an energetic, straight-haired cockapoo, and a Preparing To Teach In The Lifelong Learning Sector qualification.
(Photo: Scott Beveridge Photography)
Helen Victoria Anderson’s stunning book ‘Piece by Piece: Remembering Georgina: A Mother’s Memoir’ (Slipway, 2015) is available to purchase from Amazon as a paperback and e-book.
It is also on sale at Book Corner, Saltburn, and Guisborough Book Shop.