Thomas Helm is a writer and multimedia journalist who has reported from Spain, Geneva, Kashmir, UK, France and Turkey.
His short fiction and poetry have appeared or are forthcoming in Neon, Dawntreader, DSCH Journal, Attic and La Maja Desnuda. His plays have been staged at Players Theatre (Dublin, Ireland) and Illumino di Meno and Buon Compleanno theatre festivals (Alghero, Italy). His English-language and Spanish-language journalism has been published in Turkey Analyst, La Vanguardia, Truepublica, Kashmir Observer and ArtNerd. His essay on Louis MacNeice’s poetry was shortlisted for Ireland’s 2011 Undergraduate of the Year Award.
He currently works freelance as a copywriter, researcher and journalist. Previously he worked for Turkish daily Hürriyet Daily News, Spanish daily La Vanguardia, the International Service of Human Rights (a UN-focused NGO based in Geneva) and Indian daily Kashmir Observer.
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E-mail: Thomas-helm /at/ hotmail.co.uk