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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, 

Calendar of events

1 March – Japanese poetry workshop at Leach Pottery, St Ives SOLD OUT   https://www.leachpottery.com/courses/poetry-workshop

3 March – Reading with Angie Stoner at Morrab Library, Penzance. Doors open 10 am, readings at 10.30 plus Q & A. Donations for Morrab Library welcomed. Part of the 200 years of Morrab Library celebrations 

Project Boast anthology

Katrina has two new poems in the Project Boast anthology published on 8 March 2018, International Women’s Day.

The anthology includes poetry by Penelope Shuttle, Jo Shapcott, Judy Brown, Arundhathi Subramaniam, Clare Shaw and many others and proceeds go to the Malala Trust. The editors are Alyson Hallet and Rachel Bentham.

The Project Boast anthology […]

By |February 11th, 2018|News/Events|0 Comments

Katrina’s poetry news for Feb

Here is Katrina’s poetry news for Feb – her newsletter ‘short & sweet’ https://mailchi.mp/4b54f06dfd26/short-sweet-for-feb-whats-on

In this issue, you’ll find:

  • a blog on what it’s like to be poet-in-residence at the Leach Pottery
  • information on a new competition for young writers
  • forthcoming publications
  • a round up of festivals and other opportunities for writers
  • plus […]
By |February 5th, 2018|News/Events|0 Comments

Leach Pottery poet-in-residence blog

It’s been a great experience being the first poet-in-residence at the Leach Pottery in St Ives. With its strong Japanese connections (the pottery was founded by Bernard Leach and Shōji Hamada), it’s enabled me to continue my exploration of all things Japanese after my recent writing trip to Japan, sponsored by Arts Council England.

I’ve […]

By |February 2nd, 2018|News/Events|0 Comments

Ann Born Prize Judge

Katrina NaomiKatrina is the Ann Born Prize judge for the Poetry Society’s competition.

The Anne Born Prize is an annual prize for a poet whose work has been published in Poetry News members’ poems competitions over the preceding year. Poets are asked to submit some additional work for consideration by the […]

By |February 1st, 2018|News/Events|0 Comments

Feedback on your poetry

Katrina NaomiKatrina is offering feedback on your poetry sessions via the Poetry Society on Sat 14 April.

Each session, or Poetry Surgery, is available via skype or face-to face in Penzance. For full details and to book, click on this Poetry Society link http://poetrysociety.wpengine.com/poetry-society-information/services/poetry-surgery/via-skypefacetime-with-katrina-naomi/ 

Katrina’s […]

By |February 1st, 2018|News/Events|0 Comments

Events update

Katrina’s events update, including poetry readings, workshops, mentoring and courses, from Cornwall to Scotland:

Katrina Naomi

19 Jan – 2 Feb – Poet-in-Residence at Leach Pottery, St Ives  http://www.katrinanaomi.co.uk/poet-residence-leach-pottery-st-ives/

1 March – Poetry workshop at Leach Pottery, St Ives – only two places still available

#MeToo poetry anthology

Katrina has a poem in the #MeToo poetry anthology, which is raising funds for Women’s Aid.

The #MeToo anthology, rallying against sexual violence and harassment, features many poets including:

Helen Mort

Kim Moore

Jacqueline Saphra

Pascale Petit.

The #MeToo anthology is published by Fair Acre Press and edited by Deborah Alma.

Copies […]

By |January 8th, 2018|News/Events|0 Comments