Search Site
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.

Helen Humphreys

Author of The Lost Garden

Includes the names: Humphreys Helen, Helen Humphreys

MembersReviewsPopularityRatingFavorited   Events   
2,510 (2,526)2218,970 (3.87)19
Helen Humphreys is the author of four collections of poetry & one previous novel, "Leaving Earth", which won the Toronto Book Award, was a "New York Times" Notable Book, & was published in six languages. "Afterimage" was inspired by an exhibition of Julia Margaret Cameron's photographs. Humphreys lives in Kingston, Ontario. (Bowker Author Biography)
— biography from The Lost Garden
… (more)
The Lost Garden 535 copies, 36 reviews
Coventry 404 copies, 59 reviews
The Frozen Thames 386 copies, 49 reviews
Afterimage 276 copies, 11 reviews
The Evening Chorus 214 copies, 22 reviews
Wild Dogs 175 copies, 16 reviews
Leaving Earth 122 copies, 3 reviews
The Reinvention of Love 111 copies, 6 reviews
Rabbit Foot Bill 55 copies, 6 reviews
The River 20 copies, 1 review
Anthem 18 copies
Koalas under the Bed (Illustrator) 14 copies
STOP! and Other Stories (some editions) 2 copies
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Canonical name
Legal name
Other names
Date of birth
Date of death
Burial location
Country (for map)
Place of death
Cause of death
Places of residence
Awards and honors
Short biography
Helen Humphreys was born in 1961 in England and moved to Canada when she was a young girl. She was kicked out of high school in grade 10 and attended an alternative school to finish her education. Humphreys lives in Kingston, Ontario.
Disambiguation notice

LibraryThing Early Reviewers Alum

Helen Humphreys's book Coventry: A Novel was available from LibraryThing Early Reviewers.

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

Member ratings

Average: (3.87)
0.5 1
1 11
1.5 2
2 34
2.5 13
3 125
3.5 97
4 279
4.5 94
5 149

Author pictures (2)


(see all 2 author pictures)

Improve this author

Combine/separate works

Author division

Helen Humphreys is currently considered a "single author." If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author.


Helen Humphreys is composed of 3 names. You can examine and separate out names.

Combine with…


About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 177,028,272 books! | Top bar: Always visible