Helget, Nicole

Contact info

Lives in: St. Peter, MN

Email: [email protected]

Blog: http://nicolehelget.blogspot.com/

Phone: 507-327-4965

Author of: Children’s Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Young Adult Fiction, Adult Fiction, and Adult Non-Fiction

Age Group: 8-108


The Summer of Ordinary Ways, memoir, Borealis Press

The Turtle Catcher, novel, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Stillwater, novel, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Horse Camp, MG novel, EGMONT

Wonder at the Edge of the World, Little Brown and Company, MG novel

The End of the Wild, Little, Brown and Company, MG novel

Love on the Wintry Prairie, University of Minnesota Press, Essay Collection (forthcoming)

dozens of children’s non-fiction picture books, Capstone Press and Creative Publishing

Book Awards

Minnesota Book Award; New York Times Editor’s Choice; Charlotte Huck finalist; multiples Best of the Year lists, including Kirkus; Parent’s Choice Award; New York Library Best Book for Kids, Georgia Children’s Book nomination; Best STEM Trade Book; Critic’s Choice People magazine

Nicole Helget is a mulitgenre author of books for children and adults. She works as a writer, teacher, editor, and author’s consultant. She lives in southern Minnesota with her family.

Presentation Title & Description: 
Why Write Memoir; How to Get Started on Your Memoir; Editing the Whole Book; Battling Nature: How to Use Setting in Your Story; Organizing Your Memoir; Rabbit Hole Writing: Incorporating Research into Your Nonfiction

*Also available for virtual presentations via Skype or Zoom*


$200/hour plus mileage and lodging if over a 3 hour drive