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.
- Interviewed by John Greening for the RLF podcast7 January 2021Poet, critic and teacher John Greening asks me about […]
- An Out-Spoken Book of the Year15 December 2020Poet Andrew McMillan selected ‘Return by Minor […]
- What We Read Now reading video6 December 2020It was wonderful to read with the talented poets […]
- Review of Return by Minor Road by poet Martyn Crucefix18 November 2020
- Oxford Centre for Life Writing interview and poem discussion10 November 2020On 10th November I’ll be taking part in an […]