Helena Nelson

Helena Nelson is the originator and editor of HappenStance Press as well as a poet in her own right. Her first two collections are Starlight on Water (Rialto, 2003) and Plot and Counterplot (Shoestring Press, 2010). She also self-publishes light verse, the most recent example of which was Down With Poetry! (HappenStance, 2016).

Photo: Lindsey Fineran


Jill Abram presents Stablemates »

Jill Abram introduces a poetry salon with a trio of HappenStance poets

Fri 8 March | 11:30 - 12:30 | £4.50/£3.50 | The Town Hall, Queens Gardens, Council Chamber

How to surprise your inner (and outer) editor »

Kick off your StAnza experience with an all-day workshop led by Helena Nelson

Tue 5 March | 10:30 - 16:00 | £30.00/£25.00 | The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street

Imprisoned Poets Reading »

Short readings from the work of imprisoned poets

Fri 8 March | 15:30 - 16:30 | free / ticketed | The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, Auditorium


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