Helen Russell is a British journalist and internationally bestselling author of The Year of Living Danishly, Leap Year, Gone Viking and The Atlas of Happiness.
Formerly the editor of MarieClaire.co.uk, Helen has worked as a Scandinavia correspondent for the Guardian, as well as writing a longstanding column for the Telegraph. She now lives in Denmark and writes for titles including The Observer, Stylist, Metro, Grazia and The Independent.
Praise for The Year of Living Danishly:
'A hugely enjoyable romp through the pleasures and pitfalls of setting up home in a foreign land' PD Smith, Guardian
'A lovely mix of English sensibility and Danish pragmatism. Helen seems to have understood more about the Danish character than I have!' Sandi Toksvig.
'Russell is possessed of a razor-sharp wit and a winning self-deprecation' The Independent.
'In best-selling travel book The Year Of Living Danishly, Londoner Helen Russell reveals what happened when she swapped the capital for a new life in rural Jutland. It's A Year in Provence for the modern age' Mail on Sunday.