received a 2009 Rona Jaffe Writer’s Award, the 2009 Meridian Editors’ Prize, and the 2008 Italo Calvino Fabulist Fiction Prize. Her work has appeared in Mississippi Review
and Salt Hill Journal,
among others, and in the anthologies American Fiction: The Best Previously Unpublished Short Stories by Emerging Authors
and The Hotel St. George Infinitely Expanding Library of New Fabulist Fiction.
Helen is a graduate of Yale and Brooklyn College’s MFA programs. She teaches creative writing at Brooklyn College.