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.

She is an Advisory Fellow for the Royal Literary Fund. From 2018 to 2020 she was Royal Literary Fund Fellow at the University of East Anglia and returns as UEA RLF Fellow from January to June 2021.

She teaches a monthly poetry seminar for The Poetry School and mentors poets world-wide by Skype through The Poetry Society, the National Centre for WritingThe Poetry School and The Writing Coach.

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.



Really looking forward to reading with my dear friend and @LiveCanon poet @suekburge, along with the wonderful @SerenBooks poet @JudyBrown__ next Thursday 20th May at 7pm. It's free, but you need to register. Details of how to book on the flyer. https://t.co/rDsjiExLbN

This is tomorrow night at 6pm and free - do join us if you can https://t.co/nxAVbpZeNB
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Friday 7 May at 6pm: Solace in Sound – Three Bloodaxe Poets Explore the Landscape of Grief.

Reading with @philipgrossuk, @jane_janeclarke & @heidiwilliamson at the Stay at Home Literary Festival.

Register to receive free tickets to @stayathomefest.
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Found this video from @TORCHOxford - 21 Conversations about Dyslexia - necessary and helpful. https://t.co/843K4yssrq

Looking forward to this! On 20th May at 7pm. Free - just register your place. https://t.co/Rnq1fV5Fed
Judy Brown @JudyBrown__
I'm glad to be reading with Sue Burge & @heidiwilliamson on 20th May - Sue will send the link if you email her. https://t.co/FcPACA3FyP

Looking forward to this reading with my fellow @BloodaxeBooks poets very much. Do join us if you can https://t.co/AVmGWHz51M