| Helen Dunmore|
| University of York|
| 12 December 1952 (age 63) (1952-12-12) |
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction
Nestle Smarties Book Prize
Ingo, The Siege, The Lie, The Crossing of Ingo, The Betrayal
Helen Dunmore Wikipedia
Helen Dunmore FRSL (12 December 1952 – 5 June 2017) was a British poet, novelist and children's writer.
Dunmore was born in Beverley, Yorkshire, in 1952, the second of four children of Betty (née Smith) and Maurice Dunmore. She studied English at York University, and lived in Finland for two years (1973–75) and worked as a teacher. She lived after that in Bristol. Dunmore was a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature (FRSL). Some of Dunmore's children's books are included in reading schemes for use in schools.
In 2017, she published her last book, Birdcage Walk, before writing an article about mortality for The Guardian after she was diagnosed with terminal cancer. Her death was announced on 5 June 2017.
Her husband Frank Charnley, whom she married in 1980, is a lawyer. Dunmore had a son, daughter and stepson, and three grandchildren at the time of her death.1994 McKitterick Prize, Zennor in Darkness
1996 Orange Prize (inaugural winner), A Spell of Winter
1990 Cardiff International Poetry Prize
1997 T. S. Eliot Prize, shortlist, Bestiary
2010: Man Booker Prize, longlist, The Betrayal
2010: "The Malarkey" National Poetry Competition
???? Poetry Book Society Choice and Recommendations
2015: Walter Scott Prize, shortlist, The Lie