Welcome to Susan Richardson's website

Susan Richardson

has had a lifelong passion for live performance, the spoken and written word, the natural world and wild places.

In her work as poet, performer and educator, she aims to stimulate minds, stir the urge to create and inspire a similar passion in others.


Follow Susan on Twitter - @susanpoet

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Breaking News

  • Come along to Writing Root and Claw, a residential workshop at the Haybergill Centre in Cumbria, co-led by Susan and poet Em Strang.
  • Bookings are now being taken for Words from other Worlds - the next exciting writing and shamanic journeying workshop, co-led by Susan and shamanic practitioner Sarah Howcroft
  • The next Cardiff YogaWrite workshop is June 28th. Also come to YogaWrite at YogaFest West Wales!
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Join a Course or Workshop

Mentoring & Writing Tuition - Susan works with many students on a private basis via email, phone and/or Skype. If you're interested in private tuition, mentoring or manuscript appraisal, please get in touch.

Susan also has a wide range of workshops, including several residential writing weekends, coming up in the next six months. Please contact Susan for further information.

See Susan Perform:

Saturday, 26th April 2014, 3pm - poetry performance as part of the Dark Mountain event, Wenlock Poetry Festival
Monday, 2nd June 2014, 6.30 pm - performance of metamorphosis-themed poetry at Being Non/Human, King's College, London
Tuesday 10th June 2014, 7.30pm - guest poet, Pontardawe Arts Centre, Pontardawe, near Swansea
Thursday, 19th June 2014, 7.30pm - performance of 'Green Fire', a new ecopoetry show, devised with Helen Moore for Bristol Big Green Week, Arnos Vale, Bristol
Sunday 13th July 2014, 2.30 pm - Wild, Watery and Woody - performance of poetry while walking the Taf Estuary, as part of Susan's residency at the Dylan Thomas Boathouse, Laugharne.
Sunday 27th July 2014, 2.30 pm - Wild, Watery and Woody - the second of Susan's poetry performance walks along the Taf Estuary, starting at the Dylan Thomas Boathouse, Laugharne.
Sunday 27th July 2014, 7pm - evening performance to mark the end of Susan's residency, the Dylan Thomas Boathouse, Laugharne
Friday 26th September 2014, time tbc - performance at Friends of the Earth Cymru's 30th anniversary celebration, Cardiff
Tuesday, 21st April 2015, time tbc - guest performer, Write Angle, Petersfield, Hampshire
Visit the performance archive for details of some of Susan's previous gigs. Full list will be updated soon!
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