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Poetry reading for feminists

Katrina reading in Penzance, Cornwall  for International Women’s Day  from her pamphlet Hooligans, Rack Press, 2016.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MgzK7AngBFE She reads:

  • Slapping the Inspector
  • The AssaultKatrina Naomi

And from her latest collection, The Way the Crocodile Taught Me, (Seren, 2016):

  • Bestial
  • The Way the Crocodile Taught Me


By |November 12th, 2017|Audio|0 Comments

Japanese-English poetry reading

Sun 12 November – Kofu City – Katrina is reading at a bilingual poetry performance at Fujimura Kinenkan for Yamanashi Prefectural University (YPU), Yamanashi, Japan. There will also be a koto performance by Dr Tamaki Ando, 2-3.30pm, free.

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Katrina will be reading from her latest […]

By |November 6th, 2017|News/Events|0 Comments

Katrina’s latest news

You can read Katrina’s latest news in her newsletter ‘short & sweet’ available here

This latest issue contains:

  • info on the blogs Katrina has been writing while she’s in Japan
  • upcoming workshops and mentoring opportunities
  • a poetry surprise for Katrina
  • a new haiku from […]
By |October 28th, 2017|News/Events|0 Comments

From Kernow to Kofu via Kyoto: blog from Japan

In this blog, I’ll discuss events in Kyoto and Kofu, how to pronounce the word ‘haiku’ and what Japanese students know about brillo pads.

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With some of JUNPA’s poets in Kyoto

My first reading in Japan was in Kyoto, was in an Edo […]

By |October 28th, 2017|News/Events|3 Comments

Best of the Net nominee

Katrina is a nominee for the Best of the Net.

The nomination comes from B O D Y magazine, for her poems  ‘The Reveal’ and ‘The Only Truly Memorable New Year’s Eve’.

You can read the nominated poems here http://bodyliterature.com/2017/10/10/botn-nominations/.

The winners will be notified […]

By |October 24th, 2017|News/Events|0 Comments

From Basho to Bassey: blog from Japan

Poster showing part of Basho’s route to the deep north of Japan

I’ve spent the past week walking in Matsuo Basho’s footsteps. As most of you will know, Basho was a seventeenth century Japanese poet, most famous for his haiku. What fewer people […]

By |October 22nd, 2017|News/Events|3 Comments

Katrina’s events in Japan

Katrina is reading at two events in Japan, in Kyoto and Kofu City:

By |October 15th, 2017|News/Events|0 Comments

Katrina’s latest news

Katrina NaomiYou can read Katrina’s latest news in her newsletter ‘short & sweet’ available here.

This latest issue contains:

– info on what Katrina is doing while she’s in Japan on a writing trip
– details […]

By |October 2nd, 2017|News/Events|0 Comments

Commissioned poem from the NSA

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Katrina was recently commissioned by the Newlyn Society of Artists to write a poem in response to the NSA’s latest show.

Katrina is pictured here drafting her poem. You can hear Katrina’s commissioned poem, ‘Rita’, Rita by Katrina Naomi audio as performed at […]

By |October 2nd, 2017|News/Events|0 Comments

Japan and writing

Katrina NaomiKatrina will be travelling to Japan for six weeks in October and November 2017 to write after being awarded a grant from the Artists’ International Development Fund. Katrina will be working on her third collection.

She will be walking in the footsteps of the […]

By |September 25th, 2017|News/Events|2 Comments