Helen Thurloe

Helen Thurloe is an award-winning Australian writer.

Her debut novel, Promising Azra, is being published by Allen & Unwin in August 2016. It’s about forced child marriage in contemporary Australia, based on extensive research and interviews.

Helen’s poetry can be found in anthologies, journals and online. A few of these poems have also won prizes. These include the ACU Literature Prize (Surgeon mother), Banjo Paterson Writing Award (hostMotherland dilution), and the Ethel Webb Bundell Literary Award (Wishful Neighbouring).

Twitter: @helen_thurloe