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Helen Cullen

Helen Cullen worked at Ireland’s national broadcaster, RTE for seven years before moving to London and establishing a career as a marketing events specialist. Following freelance work for companies like The Times and BBC, she joined Google in 2015 before leaving in 2017 to write full-time. She completed the Guardian/UEA novel writing programme under the mentorship of Michele Roberts. Her debut novel The Lost Letters of William Woolf was published by Penguin Random House (Michael Joseph) (UK) in 2018, Graydon House (USA) in 2019 and in a number of foreign markets, and has been optioned for TV adaptation by Mainstreet Pictures.  Helen was nominated as Best Newcomer in the Irish Book Awards in 2018. She has a B.A. in Communications from DCU, M.A. in Theatre Studies from UCD, M.A. in English Literature from Brunel University and aims to commence a PHD in Creative Writing in 2020.


Twitter: @Wordsofhelen


The Lost Letters of William Woolf (Michael Joseph, 2018)

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