Heidi Williamson is a poet, writing tutor and mentor. She studied poetry and prose at the UEA and regularly teaches for arts and literature organisations in 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. Her second collection, ‘The Print Museum’ (Bloodaxe, 2016), won the EAW Book by the Cover Award and the 2016 East Anglian Book Award for Poetry. Her third collection ‘Return by Minor Road’ is published by Bloodaxe in June 2020.
She is a qualified Writing Coach and professional member (AMAC) of the Association for Coaching. She has over twenty years’ experience developing and delivering writing workshops for a wide range of large corporations and arts organisations. 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.
- Royal Society of Literature Only Connect16 July 2021I enjoyed writing a piece for the Royal Society of […]
- Guest at Say it Slant workshop8 July 2021On Wednesday 21st July I’ll be reading from […]
- Reading with Sue Burge and Judy Brown on 20th May5 May 2021May is proving to be a communal poetry month. On […]
- Reading with Philip Gross and Jane Clarke 7th May1 May 2021I’m really looking forward to reading with […]
- Review of Return by Minor Road in The School Librarian17 April 2021I was surprised and pleased to see Return by Minor […]