Story: Helen Dunmore’s ‘With Shackleton’

photo by Scott Liddell

Award-winning author Helen Dunmore writes novels, short stories, poetry and children’s fiction. She has been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize, shortlisted for the Whitbread Novel Award and has won the Orange Prize for Fiction. Helen’s latest work is The Greatcoat, a novella published by Hammer in 2012.


With Shackleton

by Helen Dunmore

© Helen Dunmore


‘With Shackleton’ was first published in the 2006 Asham Awards Anthology, Don’t Know a Good Thing edited by Kate Pullinger.



With many thanks to The Asham Trust for allowing us to republish this story.

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