Helen Pereira was born in British Columbia and has lived in Brazil, Ireland and the United States. She now lives in Mississauga where she was recently honoured by the Mississauga Arts Council as a Literary Arts Award Finalist. Her award-winning work has appeared in literary magazines throughout North and South America and has been listed in Best American Short Stories. She launches her fifth book, Southern Exposure, which includes short stories and novellas set in Brazil, Costa Rica and Cuba. Helen’s life-long literary passion and contributions extend beyond her own artistic endeavours and into the work of former students. She is a member of Writers’ Union of Canada.

Author of: Southern Exposure

Also by Helen Pereira:

  • Magpie in the Tower
  • The Home We Leave Behind
  • Wild Cotton
  • Birds of Paradise