Helen has worked as a creative writing tutor and mentor for over a decade, running courses and workshops for the IDLER Academy, Freedom from Torture, Crisis UK, HM Prisons Service and others. She currently teaches on the Creative Writing programme at Oxford University, and is a guest lecturer at the University of Nottingham.

She’ll also be teaching on some public courses this year:


7th – 12th October: Life Writing course with Literature Wales

18th – 23rd November: Non-Fiction Tutored Retreat at The Hurst with Arvon Foundation

11th December: Writing Workshop at Sam Read Books, Grasmere


7th March: Writing about Place with Writing East Midlands