Dr Helen Limon
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Newcastle upon Tyne
Dr Helen Limon is a Teaching Fellow, writer and researcher at Newcastle University's School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics. Dr Limon has published fiction for adults and children in a variety of forms: her first novel for children, won the Frances Lincoln Diverse Voices award in 2014. She sits on the editorial board of the adult literacy publisher, Simply Stories, and is a member of the International COST network for literacy, funded by the European Union. She works closely with Seven Stories the National Centre for Childrens Books and is a member of the International Board for Books for Young People (IBBY). She has a research interest in the role of creative writing in the experience of transition to civilian life for military veterans and is a member of the ERGOMAS working group: The Veteran and Society.
Teaching2015-2016 MA Creative Writing Module: Writing for Children and Young Adults. Module Leader
- Young-Scholten M, Limon H. Creating new fiction for low-educated immigrant adults: Leapfrogging to Digital. The International Journal of the Book 2015, 13(4), 1-9.
- Limon H. The illuminated Mother. In: Dr Lucy Pearson, ed. The Jacqueline Wilson Casebook. Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. In Press.
- Wood G, Vines J, Balaam M, Taylor N, Smith T, Crivellaro C, Mensah J, Limon H, Challis J, Anderson L, Clarke A, Wright PC. The dept. of hidden stories: playful digital storytelling for children in a public library. In: SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. 2014, Toronto, ON, Canada: ACM New York, NY, USA.
- Wood G, Vines J, Balaam M, Taylor N, Smith T, Crivellaro C, Mensah J, Limon H, Challis J, Anderson L, Clarke A, Wright PC. The Dept. Of Hidden Stories: Playful Digital Storytelling for Children in a Public Library. In: 32nd Annual ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. 2014, Toronto, Ontario, Canada: ACM.
- Limon H. Mi Madre es un Troll (My Mother is a Troll). Milrazones, 2013.
- Limon H. Om Shanti, Babe. 2012. Frances Lincoln Childrens Books, 215.