Heidi Williamson is a poet, tutor and writing coach. She has worked in schools, museums, private companies and as a writer-in-residence. She studied poetry and prose at the UEA, and reads and delivers workshops regularly throughout the UK. 

Her first collection ‘Electric Shadow’ (Bloodaxe, 2011) was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation and shortlisted for the Seamus Heaney Centre Prize for Poetry.

‘The Print Museum’ came out with Bloodaxe in March 2016 and is shortlisted for the 2016 East Anglian Book Awards.

In 2008 and 2009 Heidi was writer-in-residence for the London Science Museum’s Dana Centre. From 2011-2014 she was writer-in-residence at the John Jarrold Printing Museum.

As an accredited Writing Coach, Heidi helps creative writers in 1:1 sessions both privately and through Writers' Centre Norwich. She is a professional member of the Association for Coaching.

She also delivers Poetry Surgeries for The Poetry Society by Skype.

She has over twenty years’ experience developing and delivering writing workshops for a wide range of arts organisations and large corporations.

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