Welcome to our page for Women Poets’ Network events. Here you will find our programme of events for members of the network. All indicated times are GMT (UK time).

2023 Programme

Our next event:

Online Open Mic & Networking, Sunday 19 February, 10.30am-12.30pm

16-poet open mic, plus practical chat – this month, we’re talking about poetry reviews; how to become a (paid) reviewer, how to find a reviewer for your book. Bring your own tips and experiences to share.


Past Events


Open Mic and Networking


Women Poets’ Festival supported by the National Centre for Writing

Webinar: How to Sustain a Career as a Woman Poet with Robyn Law (Society of Authors), Dzifa Benson (Jerwood Fellowship) and Julia Bird (Poetry Society/Jaybird Live Literature

Women Poets’ Circle: Finding and Making Poetry Communities with Christy Ku

Women Poets’ Circle: Building Our Own Residencies with Jo Bell

Webinar: What We Talk About When We Talk About Poetry Culture with Forward Arts, Jerwood Foundation, & Poet in the City

Online Social & Open Mics: discussing topics such as writing the perfect bio and entering prizes, with 16 poets reading and breakout networking rooms

Women Poets’ Circle: Creativity & Confidence with Shamshad Khan

Women Poets’ Gathering: Collaborations at Poetry Pharmacy