Author & Poet

Helen Lowe

Helen Lowe

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Welcome to the official website of Helen Lowe.

I live in Christchurch, New Zealand and am a novelist, poet, interviewer and lover of story.

I am represented by Robin Rue of Writers House Literary Agency in New York

Daughter of Blood, The Wall of Night Book Three, was published in the USA, UK, Australia, and New Zealand on January 26, 2016. Find out more, here.

My first novel Thornspell, (Knopf) was published to critical praise in 2008, and in 2012 The Heir Of Night, The Wall Of Night Book One, won the David Gemmell Morningstar Award for Best Fantasy Newcomer. The Gathering of The Lost, (The Wall Of Night Book Two), was shortlisted for the David Gemmell Legend Award in 2013.

I post regularly on my Helen Lowe on Anything, Really blog, on the first of every month on the Supernatural Underground, and occasionally on SF Signal.

I am also on Twitter: @helenl0we.

Thornspell Heir of Night The Gathering of the Lost
Jacket art by Antonio Javier Caparo US Cover UK/AU/NZ Cover
The Wall of Night Series

Thornspell is my first novel and is published by Knopf (Random House Children's Books, USA). It won the Sir Julius Vogel Award 2009 for Best Novel: Young Adult and was a Storylines Childrens' Literature Trust Notable Book 2009.

The Heir of Night (2010 USA & UK/AU/NZ) is the first in the 4-book, The Wall of Night epic fantasy series and is published by Harper Voyager (USA), Orbit (Australia, New Zealand, the UK and France), Luitingh (The Netherlands) and Blanvalet (Germany.)

The Gathering of the Lost, The Wall of Night Book Two is  published in the USA, UK, Australia & New Zealand.