Helen Donohoe is a recent graduate of the MA in Creative Writing at City University, London, where she received the PFD Prize for Literary Novels. Her first novel Birdy Flynn will be published by Oneworld in March 2017. She has twenty years experience of campaigning across the charity sector, devising and delivering workshops on how to influence change. She has also volunteered extensively in schools and is training to become a life coach. She has two daughters, aged seven and nine.