Nature's Words: Publications

“What the warming world needs now is art, sweet art. We can register what is happening with satellites and scientific instruments, but can we register it in our imaginations, the most sensitive of all our devices?” - Bill McKibben

“All of us have to learn how to invent our lives, make them up, imagine them. We need to be taught these skills; we need guides to show us how. If we don’t, our lives get made up for us by other people." - Ursula K. Le Guin, A Wave in the Mind

“We are only beginning to scratch the surface of the power of a positive vision of an abundant future: one which is energy-lean, time-rich, less stressful, healthier and happier. Being able to associate images and a clear vision with how a powered down future might be is essential.” - Rob Hopkins, co-founder of the Transition Movement

Helen's second poetry collection, ECOZOA, was published in March 2015 by Permanent Publications.

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Helen's debut ecopoetry collection, Hedge Fund, And Other Living Margins, was published by Shearsman Books in March 2012. For more details, click here:

Helen has also written two children's books, Hope and the Magic Martian and Hope and the Super Green Highway. They were beautifully illustrated by Louise Rouse and published by Lollypop Publishing, but are sadly now out of print...

10 year-old Hope is keen to meet a Martian and a Martian boy with a big heart wants to know why Earth's polar caps are melting. At the North Pole, the new friends hear the Arctic animals' stories about their warming world. What can Hope do? At a time when the future can seem uncertain, this modern fable offers a loving vision of how we can all change the story that shapes our world.

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‘Hope and the Super Green Highway’ is Helen Moore’s brilliant page turning sequel to ‘Hope and the Magic Martian’…. Warm, intelligent, inspiring and thought provoking, this story is ideal for children from 8 to 12. It should be in every primary school.”

– Eric Maddern, storyteller and author

“Principle without preaching.”

– Hugh Montgomery, author of The Voyage of the Arctic Tern and Cloudsailors

Some reflections on self-publishing... 2003-2011

Taking the means of production into her own hands and situating herself in the great tradition of poets such as William Blake and Emily Dickinson, Helen found the freedom to publish writing and produce audio CDs that were her unique response to the world in which she found herself. Unlike many authors, it also gave her the possibility of using sustainably produced materials, such as recycled papers, and of printing on demand. Her poetry books (now collector's items!) were designed to be artist's books, with hand-stitching and decoration with a bead on the spine for easy identification on bookshelves.

In 2006 Helen launched her first non-fiction, illustrated title, Changing Nature: Eco-Notes of a Digital Woman, under GreenSeer Books. She also published her poetry under the Henwen Publications imprint – more below.

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Changing Nature - EcoNotes of a Digital Woman

With a foreword by Jill Attenborough of the Woodland Trust

A country diary in a changing climate

Click here to read samples...

An intimate portrait of the challenges we face here on Planet Earth & a personal journey towards a more sustainable future.

"More than anything this book shows how important it is that we love and care for our local - as well as the global - environment."

Mark Lynas, author of High Tide: How Climate Crisis is Engulfing Our Planet

ISBN: 0-9552235-0-4

GreenSeer Books, 2006

200pp, A4, wire spiral-bound

OUT OF PRINT

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All of Helen's ecopoetry books were artisan-produced, printed on recycled paper and hand-stitched with a bead on the spine for easy recognition on a shelf. Each also featured one of her own photographs.

Wildcraft

featuring 15 eco-poems, ranging from the satirical to the spiritual...

A5, 20pp, £4 + £1 p&p in the UK

Dreaming Green

12 eco-poems, including Awake to the Kittiwakes during London Fashion Week

A5, 14pp, £4 + £1 p&p in the UK

Plain Songs for the Planet

10 eco-poems, including the longer pieces: Miracle Play, Positive Equity and Giant Steps of Mankind

A5, 20pp, £4 + £1 p&p in the UK

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The Nature of My Heart

Poems & Eco-Poems by Helen Moore

“Beautiful inside and out” - Rose Flint

Published by
Henwen Publications,
an imprint of Green Seer Books

INCLUDES 5 numbered editions:
original photographs/mixed media illustration & hand-stitched, beaded 200gm
A5 recycled card covers, on recycled 100gm papers, with coloured endpapers.

OUT OF PRINT

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