Miss Helen is an Australian zinester and artist based in Sydney, NSW, Australia, who publishes a number of one-off zines as well as the ongoing zine Fly away bird (2005-), under the imprint Astro Press. In addition to her zines Miss Helen writes a blog, designs knitting patterns, creates knitted cupcakes and animals, takes digital photographs and 'wears froofy dresses'.
P.O. Box 730
Sutherland NSW 1499
Zine factory, 18 August - 14 October, 2007, Lewers House, Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewer Bequest
- The exhibition featured an installation work by Miss Helen 'Girls Room', and another by Leigh Rigozzi, as well as an exhibition of historic Australian zines, curated by Glenn Barkley. The Spring Zine Fair, 1 September, 10am-5pm, was held in conjunction with the exhibition.
2004: Australian Culture Now: Networked
- The exhibition featured a survey of online art, and included spycore.net, Miss Helen's personal blog. [catalogue page online]
- Turtelly : the girl gang zine (September) by Miss Helen, Sarah "Rah Rah" Shanahoy, Kalindy Sparkle and Anthea. "Post Millenial Riot Grrrl Lifestyle".
- The rabbit and the bear (October 2007), by Miss Helen and Vanessa Berry
- How to make a zine... (September 2007), by Miss Helen and Maddy Phelan
- The zine factory 18 August - 14 October, Lewers House, Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewer Bequest, by Miss Helen and Leigh Rigozzi
- Rollermâche (August 2007), ABC Kids
- Tractation on being a single sheila (August 2007)
- 10:01 - snapshots from the Illawarra line (Loftus - Redfern) (December 2006)
- The bubbles pop (Winter 2006)
- The Little Golden Book of Angst (2006)
- 'My Blythe girls', in A Pocket Full of Posies (October 2006) edited by Maddy Phelan, Melisa Tomkins and Carla Velasquez Uzbeaga.
- Fly away bird (2005-; 5 issues)
- Astro Gurrl (1996-?)