Helen Lowe

Helen Lowe

Helen Lowe won the inaugural Robbie Burns National Poetry Award in 2003 and was the recipient of a New Zealand Society of Authors/Creative New Zealand award for emerging writer. For Thornspell, she received the Sir Julius Vogel Award for best young adult novel. She received a second Vogel Award as best new talent in the fantasy field.

In addition to her writing life, Helen has a second-dan black belt in aikido and represented her university in the sport of fencing. She lives in a ninety-year-old house with a woodland garden in Christchurch, New Zealand, which she shares with her partner, Andrew, and two cats.


An interview with Helen Lowe. Risingshadow.net.

Photo of Helen Lowe by J. McCombe. Photo used by permission from the author.

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Edited by 2014-11-25 (Seregil of Rhiminee)
Speculative Fiction Novels (5)
2021  The Golden Fire (The Wall of Night, #4)
(fantasy > high fantasy)
Release date - June 29, 2021
2016  Daughter of Blood (The Wall of Night, #3)
(fantasy > high fantasy)
2012  The Gathering of the Lost (The Wall of Night, #2)
(fantasy > high fantasy)
2010  The Heir of Night (The Wall of Night, #1)
(fantasy > high fantasy)
2008  Thornspell
(fantasy > fairy tale, young adult)