Helen Mirkil's poems have appeared in Ruah, Art Times,
The Griffin, and Bucks County Writer. She is
part of the Montco
Poet's Wordshop, a critique group founded by Joanne
Leva and Grant Clauser. Mirkil also participates in readings
around the Philadelphia area.
is a visual artist as well. Mirkil earned an MFA and a four-year
Certificate from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts,
as well as a BFA from the University of Pennsylvania. Her
paintings and drawings have been shown in New York City
as well as in museums and galleries along the east coast
and in Wales, U.K.