Dead Women Poets making zines @ Red Haus Books

On 23 April 2019 Jasmine Simms and Lily Lewis ran a zine workshop at Red Haus Books in Sheffield. This was our first zinen workshop and we’re so pleased to share a video of some of the beautiful zines produced on the day, using lines from some of our favourite women writers of the past. […]

Dead Women Poets back at The Poetry Café!

The Dead [Women] Poets Society is back! We’re delighted to return to The Poetry Café for another night of resurrecting and discussing the female canon. This time the DWPS readers are Jasmine Simms and Helen Bowell, and we are delighted to be joined by Ankita Saxena, who will be discussing DWP Maya Angelou and how […]

Dead Women Poets in Sheffield

On Saturday 3rd December DWPS is coming to New Roots, Sheffield. We are really excited about the line-up this time, with our very own Yorkshire New Poet Jasmine hosting Sheffield-born guest poet Helen Mort, a T. S. Eliot and Costa Award shortlister whose No Map Could Show Them came out this year to great critical acclaim. Alongside Helen we’ll be […]

Dead Women Poets @ Poetry Café, Covent Garden

Poetry Café, 22 Betterton Street, Wednesday 10th August, 7pm The Dead Women Poets Society are performing at the Poetry Café! This time, Sarah and Helen will be joined by Phoebe Stuckes, and Camille Ralphs, writer of Malkin, to reawaken the spirits of Dorothy Parker, Djuna Barnes, Anne Sexton and Charlotte Mew. Find out more here. Camille Ralphs, formerly […]

Welcome to the Dead Women Poets Society

This is your initiation. Hold hands. Join the circle. We’re going to resurrect some poets now. We are four emerging female poets from across the UK, asking questions about our precise relationship – as women and as writers – to those poet queens. We have given readings at Bradford’s Fuse Art Space, at the Durham Book Festival, […]