Helen Cooper

Helen Cooper is from Derby and currently lives in Leicester. She has a MA in Creative Writing and a background in teaching English and Academic Writing. She has co-written two books on study skills, published by Palgrave. Her creative writing has been published in Mslexia and Writers’ Forum; she was shortlisted in the Bath Short Story Prize in 2014, and came third in the Dahlia Short Story Prize 2018. The Downstairs Neighbour is her first novel, to be published in 2021.

Photo credit: Susan Walley