Passing Place - Granta Magazine

Passing Place

Helen Mort

Stall here and let the world go past, the way the world well might on...

Helen Mort

Helen Mort was born in Sheffield in 1985, and grew up in nearby Chesterfield. Five times winner of the Foyle Young Poets Award, she received an Eric Gregory Award in 2007 and won the Manchester Young Writer Prize in 2008. She has published two pamphlets with tall-lighthouse press, the shape of every box and a pint for the ghost (a Poetry Book Society Pamphlet Choice, 2010). Her first collection, Division Street, is published by Chatto & Windus.

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