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Since 1993, Grove Press has been both a hardcover and paperback imprint of Grove Atlantic publishing fiction, drama, poetry, literature in translation, and general nonfiction. Authors and titles include Jon Lee Anderson’s Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life, Robert Olen Butler’s A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain (Pulitzer Prize for Literature 1993), Kiran Desai’s Inheritance of Loss (Man Booker Prize 2006), Richard Flanagan’s Gould’s Book of Fish (Commonwealth Prize 2002), Ismail Kadare’s The Siege, Jerzy Kosinski’s Steps (National Book Award 1969), Jacqueline Susann’s Valley of the Dolls, Nick McDonell’s Twelve, Catherine Millet’s The Sexual Life of Catherine M., Pascal Mercier’s Night Train to Lisbon, Kay Ryan (Poet Laureate of the United States 2008/9) as well as Antonio Lobo Antunes, Will Self, Barry Hannah, Terry Southern, and many others.

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Helen Dunmore
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Birdcage Walk

Exposure

The Lie

The Greatcoat

The Betrayal

Ice Cream

The Siege

A Spell of Winter

With Your Crooked Heart
Helen Dunmore is the author of fourteen novels. Her first, Zennor in Darkness, won the McKitterick Prize. Her third novel, A Spell of Winter, won the inaugural Orange Prize, now the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction. Her bestselling novel The Siege was shortlisted for the Whitbread Novel of the Year and the Orange Prize.

Prizes and awards

Helen Dunmore won The Poetry Society's Alice Hunt Bartlett Award for The Sea Skater, a Poetry Book Society Choice for The Raw Garden, and Poetry Book Society Recommendations for Bestiary and Short Days, Long Nights. Secrets won the Signal Award for Poetry.

Zennor in Darkness won the McKitterick Prize.
A Spell of Winter won the Orange Prize for Fiction

Writing history & bibliography
Poetry Collections
The Apple Fall, Bloodaxe Books, 1983
The Sea Skater, Bloodaxe Books, 1986
The Raw Garden, Bloodaxe Books, 1988
Short Days, Long Nights, New and Selected Poems, Bloodaxe Books, 1991
Recovering a Body, Bloodaxe Books, 1994
Bestiary, Bloodaxe Books, 1997
Penguin Modern Poets 12, with Jo Shapcott and Matthew Sweeney, Penguin, 1997
Out of the Blue, Poems 1975-2001, Bloodaxe Books, 2001

Short Stories
Love of Fat Men, Penguin, 1997
Ice-Cream, Penguin, 1999

Novels
Zennor in Darkness, Penguin, 1993
Burning Bright, Penguin, 1994
A Spell of Winter, Penguin, 1995
Talking to the Dead, Penguin, 1996
Your Blue-eyed Boy, Penguin, 1998
With Your Crooked Heart, Penguin, 1999
The Siege, Penguin, 2001

(Your Blue-eyed Boy and Talking to the Dead are published by Little, Brown in the USA, and A Spell of Winter, With Your Crooked Heart and The Siege are published by Grove/Atlantic Inc in the USA)

Poetry Collections for Children
Secrets, Bodley Head, 1994
Snollygoster, Scholastic Children1s Books, 2001

Fiction for Children
Going to Egypt, Red Fox Definitions, Random House, 1992 & 2001
In the Money, Red Fox Definitions, Random House, 1993 & 2001
Go Fox, Transworld, 1995
Fatal Error, Transworld, 1996 & 2001
Amina's Blanket, Reed Books, 1996 & 2000
Allie's Apples, Mammoth, 1997
Allie's Rabbit, Mammoth, 1998
Allie Away, Mammoth, 2000
Aliens Don't Eat Bacon Sandwiches, Egmont, 2000
Clyde's Leopard, Cambridge University Press, 1998
Great-Grandma's Dancing Dress, Cambridge University Press, 1998
Brother Brother, Sister Sister, Scholastic Children's Books 1999
Zillah and Me, Scholastic Children's Books, 2000
The Zillah Rebellion, Scholastic Children's Books, 2001
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