Helen Chandler is a writer from Ireland living in Charlottesville. She recently graduated from the MFA program at the University of Virginia, where she taught fiction for two years and edited Meridian magazine. She is an assistant director at the Young Writers Workshop, a residential summer camp for teenage writers and her stories, essays, reviews and interviews have appeared in The Stinging Fly, LitHub, Tammy, Passages North, The South Circular, Colony, Don’t Do It magazine and Meridian. She is at work on a collection of essays.
WHAT WRITERHOUSE STUDENTS ARE SAYING ABOUT HELEN
“Helen was very open about the learning process. There wasn’t one way of doing things, which was great.”
“You need to hang on to Helen Chandler as long as you possibly can. She is intelligent, knowledgeable, funny, empathetic, and a natural teacher.”
“She was great at providing relevant reading material and discussions. Great at making writing fun and enjoyable.”
“I thought she did a wonderful job. I found her to be genuine and informative. Really very lucky to have had her as a teacher.”
“Helen did a stellar job balancing reading, craft, and a friendly exchange..”