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 UK time.

Next Event! TUESDAY 21 MAY

FALLOW: Zine Making with Elizabeth Gibson
21 May 2024, 7pm

Member-led creative play space. Discover art practices that can nourish, inspire, and inform your writing. BOOK VIA EVENTBRITE



Open Mic & Practical Chat: WRITE WHAT YOU KNOW?
Sunday 28 April, 12.30 – 2.30 pm

Member-led online social and open mic. Join us for a Sunday afternoon delve into poetry – come as you are!


WPN Summer Gathering
Thursday 20th June, 7pm

This event is for WPN members only. If you’re not already a member you can join here.

Past Events

2024 Programme

Open Mic & Practical Chat: Truth, Vulnerability & the Poetic ‘I’

Open Mic & Practical Chat: Collaboration & Finding Community

Open Mic & Practical Chat: Editing Techniques

Webinar & Workshop: How to Get Commissioned with Jo Bell (The Poetic Licence), Lisa Mead (Apples and Snakes) and Theresa Muñoz (Newcastle Poetry Festival/Newcastle University)

Open Mic & Practical Chat: Getting Your Poems Published

2023 Programme

2022 Programme

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