Helen Dunmore

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Dunmore in April 2008

Helen Dunmore FRSL (12 December 1952 – 5 June 2017) was a British poet, novelist and children's writer.[1] She was born in Yorkshire, Northern England. She was known for her novel Zennor in Darkness (1993).

In 2017, Dunmore published her last book, Birdcage Walk, before writing an article about mortality for the Guardian after she was diagnosed with cancer.[2] She died on 5 June 2017 at her Bristol, South West England, aged 64.[3]

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  1. "Helen Dunmore - Literature". British Council Literature. Retrieved 6 June 2017.
  2. "Helen Dunmore: facing mortality and what we leave behind". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2017-06-05.
  3. Cain, Sian (5 June 2017). "Poet and author Helen Dunmore dies aged 64". The Guardian. Retrieved 5 June 2017.

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