Australasian Animal Studies Association

Gildfind, Dr. Helen

Fiction Writer (Independant)


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I am a writer interested in how psychology, philosophy and literature understand and represent human and animal experience.


Born Sleeping, Miami University Press, 2021. Available at online bookstores, including:

Animals are important characters in the following of my stories:
'Never Never', 2022. Available at:
‘Animals’, 2020. Available at:
'Orphans’, 2020. Available at:
'All of this, everything', 2019. Available via:
'Quarry' / 'Adrian' / 'Morning Song' / 'Gently, Gently'. Available via, and in my book, The Worry Front, Margaret River Press, 2018.

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