Helen M. Williams

Helen May Williams is a poet and author, formerly of the University of Warwick. Using her professional name, Helen May Dennis, she has published on Elizabeth Bishop, H.D., Ezra Pound, Sylvia Plath and Adrienne Rich, most recently in Selected Poems from Modernism to Now, 2012. She has also published on prose writers such as Willa Cather, Cormac McCarthy, Toni Morrison and contemporary Native American novelists, including in Native American Literature: towards a spatialized reading (Routledge 2007). She founded the Contemporary Poetry Archive at Warwick in 1980 (interviewing poets such as Thomas A. Clark, Tom Pickard, George Evans, Roy Fisher, Lee Harwood, Peter Riley and John Wilkinson) and was a founder member of the Warwick Writing Program Advisory Board. Her poetry has been published in numerous small press publications, including Hearing Voices, The High Window, Blithe Spirit, Stand, the Interpreter’s House, Horizon, Raw Edge, Roundyhouse, The Poetaster, I Am Not a Silent Poet, Ink, Sweat and Tears, Allegro, Avocado, Haiku Journal, Envoi, the collections, Bluebeard’s Wives (2007), Slim Volume: This Body I Live In (2015) Three Drops from a Cauldron: Samhain 2015 and Three Drops from a Cauldron: Samhain 2017. Her poetry chapbook, The Princess of Vix is published by Three Drops Press (2017). Her full-length collection of mainly haiku, Catstrawe, is published by Cinnamon Press (Spring, 2019) She is currently working on her first novel.

She is a Postvention Advisor with the Samaritans nationwide Step by Step team.

She translated Avant le silence :  haiku d’une année par Michel Onfray (with his permission) and is looking for a publisher who might be interested in publishing it.

https://helenmaywilliams.wordpress.com

 

Helen May Williams est une poète et auteure, et a été professeure à l’Université de Warwick. Sous son nom professionnel, Helen May Dennis, elle a publié des ouvrages sur Elizabeth Bishop, H.D., Ezra Pound, Sylvia Plath et Adrienne Rich, notamment dans Selected Poems from Modernism to Now (2012). Elle a également publié sur des auteurs en prose tels que Willa Cather , Cormac McCarthy, Toni Morrison et les romanciers amérindiens contemporains, dans Native American Literature: towards a spatialized reading (Routledge 2007). Elle a fondé les Archives de la poésie contemporaine à Warwick en 1980 (interviewant des poètes tels que Thomas A. Clark, Tom Pickard, George Evans, Roy Fisher, Lee Harwood, Peter Riley et John Wilkinson) et était un membre fondateur du conseil consultatif du programme d’écriture de Warwick. Sa poésie a été publiée dans de nombreuses revues, notamment Hearing Voices, The High Window, Blithe Spirit, Stand, the Interpreter’s House, Horizon, Raw Edge, Roundyhouse, The Poetaster, I Am Not a Silent Poet, Ink, Sweat and Tears, Allegro, Avocado, Haiku Journal, Envoi, les collections Bluebeard’s Wives (2007), Slim Volume: This Body I Live In (2015) Three Drops from a Cauldron: Samhain 2015 et Three Drops from a Cauldron: Samhain 2017. Sa poésie chapbook (petit volume, rarement plus de 40 pages, relativement bon marché à fabriquer), The Princess of Vix, est publié par Three Drops Press (2017). Catstrawe, sa collection complète, principalement de haïku, est publiée par Cinnamon Press (printemps 2019). Elle travaille actuellement sur son premier roman. Elle est Postvension Advisor auprès de l’équipe « Step by Step » des Samaritans (au contraire de la prévention, la postvention peut également prévenir d’autres décès).

Elle a traduit Avant le silence :  haiku d’une année par Michel Onfray (avec sa permission) et est en train de chercher un éditeur qui serait intéressé pour le publier.

https://helenmaywilliams.wordpress.com

 

 

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