Helena Mulkerns was born in Dublin but has lived abroad for much of her life. Her last posting was in Kabul with the United Nations Mission in Afghanistan in 2007.
She was nominated for the Sunday Tribune Hennessy Literary Awards in 1991. She has published a total of fifteen short stories since then, and has been anthologized in collections such as Ireland in Exile, Wee Girls, Cabbage and Bones, and Shenanigans.
Helena Mulkern’s website
Helena Mulkerns at The National Library of Ireland