Author & Poet

Helen Lowe

Awards

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Awards

2012:

The Ursula Bethell Creative New Zealand Residency in Creative Writing, University of Canterbury, 2012

The Heir of Night won the Gemmell Morningstar Award for Best Fantasy Newcomer in June 2012.

2011:

Sir Julius Vogel Award for "Best Novel" for The Heir of Night (Harper Voyager USA; Orbit UK/AU/NZ; 2010)

2010:

A Single Titles Reviewers' Choice Award 2010 for The Heir of Night (Harper Voyager, USA)

Plains 96.9 FM: Most Popular Podcast Award for Most Hits on a Single Podcasted Interview

2009:

Sir Julius Vogel Award for "Best Novel: Young Adult" for Thornspell (Knopf, 2008)

Sir Julius Vogel Award for "Best New Talent"

Thornspell (Knopf, 2008)—a Storylines NZ Children's Literature Trust "Notable Book"

2007:

Winner, A2O Poetry Competition (Australia) for Argos

Runner Up, Storylines Tom Fitzgibbon Award for the unpublished manuscript of Thornspell

2005:

NZ Society of Authors' Mentorship Award (Mentor: Owen Marshall)

2003:

Winner, Robbie Burns National Poetry Competition (Previously Unpublished Category) for Rain Wild Magic