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Helen Hagemann writes poetry and fiction. Her work is published in Australian literary journals, including Southerly, Westerly, Overland, Cordite & Island Magazine. Her poetry is published online, internationally in a Chinese publication, and in the Adelaide Literary Magazine, USA.


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 debut novel "The Last Asbestos Town" has just been released and published by Adelaide Books, New York, (May 2020)

Relevant qualifications

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

Recent experience

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

Accepted into Eramboo Artist Residency, Terrey Hills. NSW for March- April, 2020 (unable to attend re Covid-19) The residency remains valid when things are back to normal.


The Last Asbestos Town

The Last Asbestos Town

Publisher: Adelaide Books LLC, New York USA

Publ. date: 2020

Genre: Literary Fiction

of Arc & Shadow

of Arc & Shadow

Publisher: Sunline Press, Cottesloe, WA

Publ. date: 2013

Genre: Poetry

Evangelyne & Other Poems

Evangelyne & Other Poems

Publisher: Australian Poetry, Melbourne VIC

Publ. date: 2009

Genre: Poetry

Get in touch

Email [email protected]





Phone 0404666156

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