Helen Scheuerer is a creative writer and novelist based in Sydney, Australia. She has completed a Bachelor of Creative Arts, majoring in Creative Writing from the University of Wollongong, and a Masters of Publishing from the University of Sydney. Her debut novel is due to be published in 2017.
Helen started Writer’s Edit – The Online Literary Magazine in 2013. It has since gone on to become a small press, publishing its first book Kindling in 2014, and Kindling Volume II in 2015. You can read more about Kindling here.
Helen was shortlisted for Express Media’s inaugural ‘Outstanding Achievement by a Young Person in the Literary Arts‘ award.
Her work has appeared in Voiceworks, ACTWrite Magazine, Re-publication, The University of East Anglia Creative Writing Anthology, Tertangala (UOW), Capital Letters and of course, on Writer’s Edit. She has been previously shortlisted for the Young Writers Showcase and in 2015 spoke at a conference for over 400 Year 12 English Extension II students.
Helen’s experience includes a year as the Managing Editor at the AU review. She edited, published and promoted content as well as managed interns and dealt with press contacts for musicians. Helen also has experience in copywriting and managing content for some of Australia’s largest e-commerce groups including: Rocket Internet (Zanui.com.au, TheIconic.com.au) and Aussie Commerce (Cudo.com.au, Deals.com.au, TheHome.com.au, Ouffer.com, Spreets.com.au & BrandsExclusive.com.au).
She has also freelanced for graphic design app Canva, soon-to-be launched sustainable fashion brand, The Realigned, and men’s fashion site, Yuppie Palace.