Katrina Naomi is a poet, tutor and poetry mentor. Her poetry has appeared in ‘The TLS’, ‘The Poetry Review’, ‘The Spectator’, and on Radio 4. She is working towards a Creative Writing PhD at Goldsmiths, with a focus on violence in poetry. She received an award from the Royal Literary Fund in 2014 and is a 2015 Hawthornden Fellow.

A pamphlet, Hooligans, is forthcoming from Rack Press (2015), inspired by the Suffragettes. Her first full collection, The Girl with the Cactus Handshake, was shortlisted for the London New Poetry Award and received an Arts Council England writer’s award. Katrina is a previous winner of the Templar Poetry Competition.

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