Join Helen Brown on a deliciously jaundiced romp through 1980’s suburbia in this ebook collection of her early columns.

“It’s fabulous. Heaps of laughs, lovely insights, warm and great fun.” Sir Roderick Deane.

Pre-order here: https://amzn.to/2HJmUaI

Dont Let me put you off

CLEO AND ROB

I’m thrilled to announce the long-awaited children’s version of CLEO will be released by Allen & Unwin NZ toward the end of 2019. Exquisitely illustrated by Phoebe Morris, CLEO AND ROB tells our story through Rob’s six year-old eyes. Ever since CLEO was published, I’ve had countless emails from people asking for a book that […]

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Fabulous Kiwi Fortnight

I’ve always loved New Zealand readers. When I began column writing all those years ago, they became my exacting tutors. They insisted I was better at writing about dog poo than politics. Later on, when times were tough, they embraced me with great kindness. They taught me a person is never entirely alone. Since the […]

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NEW ZEALAND TOUR

Can’t wait to visit my homeland and share my latest book, BONO THE RESCUE CAT, with new and old friends I’ll be travelling South and North Islands over two weeks, and hope to catch up with you along the way. Glamorous highlights will be bubbles and High Tea events hosted by the Australian Women’s Weekly […]

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Australian Women’s Weekly Review

“In her NY Times bestseller debut, Brown wrote of Cleo, the kitten that helped her heal, after son Sam, nine, was run over and killed in 1983. Bono, “a shaved black mini lion”, is the cat with special needs (chronic kidney disease), homeless after Hurricane Sandy, which her US publisher insists she foster. Brown was finding life full of ennui, after […]

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“I climbed out of bed and sprayed oven cleaner under my arms.”
Helen Brown’s first collection of newspaper columns DON’T LET ME PUT YOU OFF is available for pre-order on Kindle Amazon. #suburbanlife #humor #motherhood #1980s

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Starstruck. The fabulously witty and dapper Pulitzer-winning author of LESS, Andrew Sean Greer, at Auckland Writers Festival. #authorsofinstagram #aucklandwritersfestival2019

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Mt Ruapehu from a plane today.

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New Plymouth, New Zealand

Back home in New Plymouth for my sister’s birthday.

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

An honoured guest in Susan and David’s garden, Canberra.

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Yay! BONO is coming out in Italian next year.

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Who said I was a cat, anyway? #catsofinstagram #siamese

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Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia

Someone likes my new coat #lazyoaf #daschundsofinstagram #overfamiliardog #phillipislandwinery

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My disciples should be bringing dinner any minute.#catsofinstagram #siamesecat

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So you thought you were going to read this magazine? #catsofinstagram

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