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.

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.



This is such wonderful work - do seek it out and read it! https://t.co/Iq76r4ZQau
The Poetry Society @PoetrySociety
🥂BRILLIANT NEWS! @PoetrySociety Member Lydia Harris wins @paperswanspress pamphlet prize with fellow Members Mark Russell & David Hale 2nd & 3rd

Sooooo close for Members Claire Cox @Sarah_James @fionalarkin, Kate Noakes @thestaresnest

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Looking forward to this on Saturday at 2pm UK time - do join us if you're free. https://t.co/nk7bwnpyzo

Come and join me in my Zoom poetry workshop on 'Landscape and Memory' for @PoetryAldeburgh on Friday 13th November (lucky for some) 10-11.30am. Limited to 14 places - bag yours here

I'm looking forward to running a Zoom workshop on 'Landscape and Memory' for @PoetryAldeburgh on Friday 13th November 10-11.30am. I'll share booking details when they go up on Monday. https://t.co/Gl5JMmCKe8
Poetry In Aldeburgh @PoetryAldeburgh
THRILLED to share our *lucky for some* Friday 13th morning workshops are LANDSCAPE &MEMORY with @heidiwilliamson and WATER, WATER, EVERYWHERE with #SueBurge⭐️10am-11.30 £15 on zoom ⭐️Registration opens for workshops on our website alongside full details from Monday! https://t.co/IMNY1Mphsm

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