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Readings, workshops & events

Here is an updated list of Katrina’s readings, workshops & events:

19 April – Japanese poetry workshop at the Leach Pottery, Higher Stennack, St Ives, TR26 2HE – £30. Contact the Leach Pottery to book 01736 799703.

23 April – Peter Redgrove workshop at Indian Kings Poets, Camelford *SOLD OUT*

14 -19 May – Starting to Write […]

By |April 10th, 2018|News/Events|0 Comments

‘short & sweet’ Katrina’s poetry news for April

‘short & sweet is Katrina’s poetry newsletter. The April edition of ‘short & sweet’ has just been sent to subscribers. It provides info on:

  • Katrina’s forthcoming workshops, readings and other events
  • Poetry collections that Katrina recommends
  • Opportunities for writers

If you would like to join the 370+ subscribers and receive ‘short & […]

In conversation with Estela Welldon

Katrina will be in conversation with Estela Welldon at the Poetry & Psychoanalysis Conference in London on Sat 30 June.

The discussion between the poet Katrina Naomi and the psychotherapist Estela Welldon will be on violence and shame.

The provisional programme can be viewed here.

Tickets are on sale here.

Katrina’s most recent collection […]

Poems in The Compass, Kyoto Journal & Magma


Katrina has new poems in UK-based and Japan-based journals:

‘The Guns’ and ‘The Smiling of Children While They Sleep’ are in The Compass, click here to read both poems

‘And Today There’s a Risk of Bears on the Path’ and ‘In a Plum Grove’ are in Kyoto Journal

And Magma’s ‘Europe’ edition has […]

Katrina’s poetry events update

Katrina Naomi8 April – Penzance Poetry Parlour with Kim Moore and Helen Mort. Event hosted by Katrina. Doors open 7 pm. £6 http://www.katrinanaomi.co.uk/penzance-poetry-parlour-2018/

19 April – Japanese poetry workshop at the Leach Pottery, Higher Stennack, St Ives, TR26 2HE – £30. Only 2 places […]

By |March 10th, 2018|News/Events|1 Comment

#MeToo on Front Row

Katrina’s poem, ‘The Bicycle’ was read and discussed on Radio 4’s ‘Front Row’ on 7 March. Click on this link to hear Front Row –  the #MeToo discussion and Katrina’s poem ‘The Bicycle’ begins 18 minutes in. 

Katrina NaomiYou can also hear Pippa Little’s […]

By |March 10th, 2018|News/Events|0 Comments

Katrina’s news for March

Here is Katrina’s poetry news for March – short & sweet newsletter

In this issue, you’ll find:

  • an up to date listing for Katrina’s forthcoming events
  • a preview of Penzance Poetry Parlour’s schedule for 2018
  • information on forthcoming publications
  • opportunities for writers
  • plus a recommended poetry collection

You can subscribe to […]

Penzance Poetry Parlour for 2018

Penzance Poetry Parlour for 2018 is looking better than ever. Katrina will be hosting three nights of top quality poetry this year. Dates and poets for 2018:

Kim Moore

Helen Mort

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By |February 28th, 2018|News/Events|3 Comments

When I was at my most beautiful – Japanese poetry workshop in London

Katrina will be running a one-day Japanese poetry workshop in London on Sat 9 June.

In this one-day workshop, for the Poetry School, Katrina Naomi will offer a range of writing exercises based on both contemporary Japanese poetry and traditional Japanese forms. We will read and respond to poetry from the 8th to the 21st […]

By |February 13th, 2018|News/Events|0 Comments

3 March reading in Penzance

Katrina will be reading on 3 March in Penzance with Angie Stoner.

The event will be at Morrab Library and is part of the library’s 200th birthday celebrations.

Doors open at 10 am, the readings are at 10.30. Entry is free but donations for Morrab Library will be welcome.

For details of Katrina’s other events,