Helen Dunmore

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Birthday
12, 1952
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jun 5, 2017 (64)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
12, 1952
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jun 5, 2017 (64)

About

An English poet, children's author, and novelist, she is best known for her World War II-themed work, The Siege. Her other popular novels include Mourning Ruby and A Spell of Winter. 

Before Fame

She studied at the University of York and later worked as a teacher in Finland. She published her first novel, Zennor in Darkness, in 1994. 

Trivia

Her novel A Spell of Winter won the 1996 Orange Prize for Fiction. 

Family Life

She grew up as one of four children and later gave birth to several children, herself. 

Associated With

She judged literary submissions for the T.S. Eliot Prize.