BC Journalist and Creative Writing Professor’s work Helen Phillips
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Helen Phillips is the recipient of a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer’s Award, the Italo Calvino Prize in Fabulist Fiction, The Iowa Review Nonfiction Award, the DIAGRAM Innovative Fiction Award, the Meridian Editors’ Prize, and a Ucross Foundation residency. Her work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and appeared in the Mississippi Review, PEN America, Sonora Review, and Salt Hill, among others, and in the anthologies American Fiction: The Best Unpublished Short Stories by Emerging Writers and The Hotel St. George Infinitely Expanding Library of New Fabulist Fiction (forthcoming). A graduate of Yale and the Brooklyn College MFA program, she teaches creative writing at Brooklyn College. Originally from Colorado, Helen lives in Brooklyn with her husband, artist Adam Thompson. And Yet They Were Happy is her first book. Her second book, Here Where the Sunbeams Are Green (Random House Children’s Division/Delacorte Press, Fall 2012; Chicken House UK, 2012; Chicken House Germany, 2012), is a children’s adventure novel.
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