Hello and welcome! My name is Donna Williams and I am a poet working with British Sign Language and English. I’ve performed BSL poetry around the UK and internationally, in the USA and Brazil and some of my English poems have been published. I’m keenly interested in issues surrounding translation, having experimented with translating my own poems and performing in both languages at the same time, with varying degrees of success.

Please have a look around the site for more information about me and my poetry. Enjoy!


— Header image is of me signing my BSL poem ‘Phoenix Garden’, with thanks to Martin Haswell (MHDI) —