Helen Sedgwick is the author of The Comet Seekers, (2016, Harvill Secker) and The Growing Season (2017, Harvill Secker). Her latest novel When the Dead Come Calling will be published in 2020. 

Helen has an MLitt in Creative Writing from Glasgow University. She won a Scottish Book Trust New Writers Award in 2012 and her writing has been broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and widely published in magazines and anthologies.

As a literary editor, Helen has worked as the managing director of Cargo Publishing and managing editor of Gutter, and she founded Wildland Literary Editors in 2012. Before writing her debut novel, Helen was a research physicist with a PhD in Physics from Edinburgh University.

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