Heidi Williamson is an Advisory Fellow for the Royal Literary Fund. She was Royal Literary Fund Fellow at UEA 2018-2020 and again in 2021. As a Poetry Surgeon for The Poetry Society, she mentors poets by Skype worldwide. She also teaches for The Poetry School, National Centre for Writing 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. The Print Museum won the 2016 East Anglian Book Award for Poetry. Her third collection Return by Minor Road (Bloodaxe 2020) revisits her time living in Dunblane at the time of the Primary School shooting and its aftermath.