Helen Nicholson now lives in Cupar, Fife, after many years in London. Her pamphlet, Briar Mouth, was published by HappenStance in 2018. Helen is a trustee of Magma Poetry, of which she was a founder member, and a helper at StAnza. She is also a fundraiser for a Dundee-based charity for children and young people with speech, language and communication difficulties and a creative writing tutor on a University of St Andrews summer programme. She completed an MFA in Creative Writing at the University of St Andrews in 2016.