Henley, Helen 1952-

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HENLEY, Helen 1952-

PERSONAL: Born May 10, 1952, in Bristol, England; daughter of Hiram Leibervich (a comtist) and Muriel Cohan; married Nigel Brooks (divorced); married Robert Henley (a journalist), July 11, 1970; children: John, Paul. Education: London University, M.A. 1961. Politics: "Nihilist." Religion: Jewish. Hobbies and other interests: Writing.

ADDRESSES: Agent—c/o Author Mail, Masquerade Books, 801 Second Ave., New York, NY 10017. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER: Novelist.

WRITINGS:

Enter with Trumpets (autobiography), Masquerade (New York, NY), 1982.

Dirty Dozen (short fiction; e-book), Renaissance E-books, 1994.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Cup of Cold Sick, a novel; Exit to Applause, a second autobiography; research on medieval pornography, and the history of sexual concepts and behavior.

SIDELIGHTS: Helen Henley told CA: "I was told that women were incapable of writing frankly and honestly about sex. I was told there was no realistic literature in existence on sexual deviation; certainly nothing that could make any claims for honesty. It seemed there was not just a gap but a real hole in the market. I am trying to fill it."

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