“Winning the Gemmell Morningstar Award is a tremendous thrill – and one of the best parts is the wishes flowing in from all over the world, not just from America, the UK, and Australia but from places as diverse as Finland and France, Singapore and Dubai," says Helen.
Helen Lowe (right) lives in Christchurch, and writes fantasy and science fiction novels, poetry and short fiction. She is currently the Ursula Bethell/Creative New Zealand Writer in Residence at the University of Canterbury. Helen has previously won the Sir Julius Vogel Award in 2011 for Best Novel for The Heir of Night. Her books are published in the US, UK, Australia and New Zealand and translated editions are published in France and The Netherlands.