Meet the Poet
Helena Nelson was born in Cheshire (England), and now lives in Fife, Scotland. She is founder editor of HappenStance Press which specialises in poetry pamphlets. Her first collection, Starlight on Water (Rialto Press, 2003) was a winner of the Jerwood Aldeburgh Prize. Unsuitable Poems (a pamphlet of light verse), appeared in 2005, and her second book, Plot and Counter-Plot was published by Shoestring Press in 2010. She reviews for a range of poetry magazines, including The Dark Horse, The North, and Magma, and blogs weekly at www.happenstancepress.com. Read.