Helen Overell

Helen Overell lived in many places as a child, including Wales and the north of England, and now lives in the Mole Valley with her husband. She studied at Bristol University and has a BSc Honours Degree in Physics. She has worked as a teacher, a research assistant, in local government and as a science technician. She has always enjoyed writing and takes part in courses and seminar groups at the Poetry School as well as taking an active role in the Mole Valley Poets. Her work is published in magazines including Scintilla, Other Poetry, The Interpreter’s House and in Poetry News, as well as in anthologies including The Poet’s Quest for God: 21st Century Poems of Faith, Doubt and Wonder published in 2016. Her poems are often shortlisted or commended in competitions. Her first collection Inscapes & Horizons was published by St Albert’s Press in 2008 and her second collection Thumbprints was published by Oversteps Books in 2015. Her website is overell.co.uk