Helen Ivory was born in Luton in 1969 but has lived in Norwich for nearly 20 years. She did a Foundation Art and Design and has a BA (hons) in Cultural Studies from Norwich School of Art and Design. In 1999 she won a major Eric Gregory Award from the Society of Authors for a collection of then unpublished poems and in 2005 she was given an Artâ€™s Council Writerâ€™s Award.
She has two collections of poetry with Bloodaxe Books The Double Life of Clocks (2002) and The Dog in the Sky (2006). She has taught creative writing for Continuing Education at UEA for seven years and has been Academic Director there for three. As Academic Director, she is responsible for the Creative Writing, Literature and Film and Television Studies programmes. She also teaches on Norwich Art Schoolâ€™s BA in Creative Writing and MA Writing the Visual.
She is an editor for the Poetry Archive, a judge for the PBS Pamphlet Choice, a regular reviewer for Seam magazine and a book editor for Gatehouse Press.
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