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Helen Ivory is a poet and visual artist. Her fifth Bloodaxe Books collection, The Anatomical Venus (2019), was shortlisted for that year’s East Anglian Book Awards, and won the EDP, East Anglian Writers ‘By the Cover Award.’ She edits the webzine Ink Sweat and Tears and teaches creative writing online for the University of East Anglia/National Centre for Writing. A book of mixed media poems, Hear What the Moon Told Me, is published by KFS, and chapbook Maps of the Abandoned City by SurVision. Fool’s World, a collaborative Tarot with Tom de Freston (Gatehouse Press), won a Saboteur Best Collaborative Work award. She has work translated into Polish, Ukrainian and Spanish as part of the Versopolis project. She was recently awarded Arts Council of England funding to work on her next collection for Bloodaxe: How to Construct a Witch, which is due in 2024.
is now available from MadHat Press.


MadHat Press is a leading publisher of unique and vital contemporary poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and criticism.

MadHat Press seeks to foster the work of writers and poets: explosive, lyrical, passionate, deeply wrought voices that stretch the boundaries of language, narrative and image, vital and enduring literary voices that sing on the page as well as in the mind.

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