Helen Babbs is a writer and editor, and author of three books about urban nature: ‘Sylvan Cities, An Urban Tree Guide’ (Atlantic, 2019), ‘Adrift, A Secret Life of London’s Waterways’ (Icon, 2016), and ‘My Garden, the City and Me’ (Timber Press, 2011).
Helen has written for the BBC website, Guardian, Telegraph, Sunday Times, New Statesman, Time Out, BBC Wildlife and Gardens Illustrated, among others, and contributed essays to books including ‘Vitamin Green’ (Phaidon), ‘Lost in London’ (Portico) and ‘London for Londoners’ (Time Out).
She’s also worked as a copy writer and editor for organisations including Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth and The Wildlife Trusts. And, right now, Helen is a digital editor for Wellcome Collection three days a week, where she commissions content for the Stories section of their website.
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