INSTRUCTORS

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INSTRUCTOR BIO

Helen Chandler is a writer from Ireland living in Charlottesville. She holds an MFA from the University of Virginia, where she taught fiction for two years and edited Meridian magazine. She is the author of the monthly newsletter Old Diaries, and her stories, essays, reviews and interviews have appeared in The Dublin Review, The Stinging Fly, LitHub, Tammy, Passages North, and Meridian. She is at work on a nonfiction book about aunts.

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..”