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freelance/self-employed writer

Helen Louise Thorpe, British freelance/self-employed writer. Named Nellie Bly Cub Reporter of Year, New York Press Club, 1990. Board directors Conservation History Association Texas, Austin, since 1998; member oversight and nominating committees Friends Meeting of Austin, 1999-2000, member newsletter and house and grounds committees, 1998-1999.

Background

Thorpe, Helen Louise was born on January 27, 1965 in London. Came to the United States, 1966. Daughter of Laurence Joseph and Marie Therese Thorpe.

Education

Bachelor, Princeton University, 1987. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1989.

Career

Editorial assistant New York Observer, 1989-1990, reporter, 1990-1992. Staff writer New Yorker, 1992-1993, Texas Monthly, Austin, 1994-1999. Freelance writer, since 1999.

Membership

Board directors Conservation History Association Texas, Austin, since 1998. Member oversight and nominating committees Friends Meeting of Austin, 1999-2000, member newsletter and house and grounds committees, 1998-1999.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Upholstery, cooking, walking, travel, reading.

Connections

father:
Laurence Joseph

mother:
Marie Therese Thorpe