Books

Articles & Interviews

Articles written by Helena (most recent listed first):

  1. “Too Bad You Were Born a Girl” – Salon.com (Editor’s Pick). February 17, 2020. Click here.

Interviews & News (most recent listed first):

  1. Interview on YA Books Central. February 18, 2020. Click here.
  2. BookPage’s 2020 Preview: Most Anticipated Children’s Books. January 21, 2020. Click here.
  3. Imagination Soup’s 45 Favorite #OwnVoices Picture Books. January 2020. Click here.
  4. Starred review of The Paper Kingdom in Booklist. December 1, 2019. Click here.
  5. Starred review of The Paper Kingdom in Kirkus. November 5, 2019. Click here.
  6. Review of The Paper Kingdom in Publisher’s Weekly. October 30, 2019. Click here.
  7. Article for SCBWI (Society of Children’s Books Writers & Illustrators) about seven things I learned as a debut author. May 8, 2019. Click here.
  8. Deal announcement for Sora’s Seashells in Publisher’s Weekly (scroll to a little more than halfway down the page). February 11, 2019. Click here.
  9. Featured on BecomingMinimalist.com. September 2018. Click here.
  10. Featured on AngryAsianMan.com. June 20, 2018. Click here.
  11. Starred review of The Turtle Ship in School Library Journal. June 14, 2018. Click here.
  12. Review of The Turtle Ship in Publisher’s Weekly. May 9, 2018. Click here.
  13. Q&A for National Picture Book Writing Week. May 1, 2018. Click here.
  14. Deal announcement for The Paper Kingdom in Publisher’s Weekly (scroll to a little more than halfway down the page). September 11, 2017. Click here.
  15. Article for SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators) about joining their pro track at the annual conference. August 9, 2017. Click here.
  16. Q&A for SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators) about getting the book deal for The Turtle Ship. May 17, 2017. Click here.
  17. Deal announcement for The Turtle Ship in Publisher’s Weekly (scroll to halfway down the page). January 10, 2017. Click here.