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Summary

Helen Hagemann writes poetry and fiction. Her work is published in Australian literary journals, including Southerly, Westerly, Overland, Cordite & Famous Reporter. Her poetry is published online, internationally in a Chinese publication, Ashbery Mode (Tinfish, Hawaii 2019), and her latest poetry can be found on Phillip Hall’s “Burrow” - an online journal. Two novels have been published in New York USA and her third, "The Five Lives of Ms Bennett" is the result of her Masters in Writing at ECU & published by Oz.one Publishing. Her latest work is "Bounty": Prose Poetry published by Oz.one Publishing, 2023.

Biography

Helen has taught creative writing (fiction) and poetry at the Fremantle Arts Centre in association with OOTA (Out of the Asylum Writers Inc.) In 2004, she received a poetry mentorship award from the ASA studying with Jean Kent. In 2008, she won a Macquarie/Varuna Longlines Poetry scholarship. resulting in the publication of "Evangelyne & Other Poems" (2009). "of Arc & Shadow" was published by Sunline Press, (2013). Her novels "The Last Asbestos Town" and “The Ozone Cafe” originally published in New York are now 2nd editions, 2023. She has just released a new prose poetry collection titled Bounty, published by Oz.one Publishing 2023.

Relevant qualifications

Helen Hagemann holds a Masters in Writing from Edith Cowan University.

Recent experience

Poetry Judge for the Society of Women Writers WA in their Bronze Quill Poetry Award, November 2023
Interview with Will Yeoman (CEO) on writingWA's PODSTREET Podcast 13th August, 2023
Invited author to the York Writers Festival, 18-19th March 2023, and joining a local York writer Karina McRoberts on a Saturday panel to discuss "taking our writing to strange places."
Accepted into the KSP's Fellowship Program 2022 for two weeks in October working on a new novel titled "The Tattooed City". The residency will include a conducted 2 hour workshop titled "Why not Turn to Crime".
Accepted into a writing residency at Eramboo Artist Environment, Terrey Hills. NSW for three weeks during May - June 2022. Helen worked on her new novel The Tattooed City - a domestic noir/crime novel set in Perth WA.

Poetry Workshop at Mattie Furphy House for the members of Writers United.

Publications

Bounty: Prose Poetry

Bounty: Prose Poetry

Publisher: Oz.one Publishing

Publ. date: 2024

Genre: Poetry

The Ozone Café: 2nd Edition

The Ozone Café: 2nd Edition

Publisher: Oz.one Publishing

Publ. date: 2024

Genre: Fiction

The Five Lives of Ms Bennett

The Five Lives of Ms Bennett

Publisher: Oz.one Publishing

Publ. date: 2023

Genre: Historical, family saga fiction

The Last Asbestos Town - 2nd Edition

The Last Asbestos Town - 2nd Edition

Publisher: Oz.one Publishing

Publ. date: 2023

Genre: Speculative fiction

ebooks: Of Arc & Shadow and Evangelyne & other poems

ebooks: Of Arc & Shadow and Evangelyne & other poems

Publisher: Amazon Kindle Australia

Publ. date: 2022

Genre: Poetry

The Ozone Café

The Ozone Café

Publisher: Adelaide Books, LLC, New York USA

Publ. date: 2021

Genre: Literary/ historical fiction

of Arc & Shadow

of Arc & Shadow

Publisher: Sunline Press

Publ. date: 2013

Genre: Poetry

Evangelyne & Other Poems

Evangelyne & Other Poems

Publisher: Australian Poetry, Melbourne VIC

Publ. date: 2009

Genre: Poetry

Get in touch

Website https://helenhagemann.net

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/AuthorHelenHagemann/

Instagram https://www.instagram.com/helenjhagemann

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