Nikki Bennett

Nikki has had six collections of poetry published and she has performed her poems at various poetry festivals and poetry group readings in the UK. She has also read her work in the USA and Europe, including at the conference of International Women Writers' Guild (New York State) and Geneva International Writers.

She is a great believer in poetry as both communication and therapy, and in particular the highlighting of women's issues and circumstances. Her collection Love Shines Beyond Grief was nominated for the 'Ted Hughes Award for New Poetry' 2010. As well as the collections, her poems have appeared in various magazines including: Crazy Lit, De Facto, Hearing Voices, Magma, Partners' Aspire, Ravenglass, Artemis and roundyhouse.

Nikki is a member of The Poetry Society and of The Society of Women Writers and Journalists, and founded 'uni-verse' poetry group in Bath, which promotes and celebrates international poets and poetry. She is part of a team reading poetry in Care Homes and supports the work of Lapidus - Creative Writing for Therapeutic Purposes.


Upcoming Events and Readings


Wednesday 03 December 2014 

Launch 'The Book of Love and Loss', Lauderdale House, London N6 5HG, 19.30 for 20.00

Thursday 04 December 2014

The Poetry Cafe, The Poetry Society, Betterton St, London, WC2H 9BX, 15.00


© Nikki Bennett 2016