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Translations of Yohanna Jaramillo in Modern Poetry in Translation

Yohanna Jaramillo

Katrina’s translations of the Mexican poet Yohanna Jaramillo feature in the current issue of Modern Poetry in Translation.

‘I know the secret of broccoli:

It wants to be the drag queen of vegetables’

is from ‘Open Letter’ by Yohanna Jaramillo, translated by Katrina Naomi […]

By |September 7th, 2017|News/Events|0 Comments

Forthcoming poetry workshops

Katrina NaomiKatrina’s forthcoming poetry workshops are in London, Cornwall and Japan:

  • Weds 20 Sept – Penlee House Gallery, Penzance, Cornwall – a new poetry from art workshop (as part of the National Poetry Day celebrations) in response to the John Armstrong: Dream & Reality exhibition. […]
By |September 7th, 2017|News/Events|0 Comments

Katrina’s news for September

Katrina NaomiHere’s Katrina’s poetry newsletter, ‘short & sweet’, click here to read the September issue.

‘short & sweet’ has information on Katrina’s forthcoming readings, workshops and poetry projects. It also contains opportunities for writers and recommends a poetry collection or some other book that […]

By |August 30th, 2017|News/Events|0 Comments

September events

Katrina is running various events in September and beyond:

By |August 30th, 2017|News/Events|0 Comments

Penzance Poetry Parlour – September

The next Penzance Poetry Parlour is on Weds 13 Sept and features Penelope Shuttle and Greta Stoddart.

Doors open at 7.30 and the readings start at 8 pm, followed by an informal Q & A. There will […]

The Way the Crocodile Taught Me #FoylesFive

Foyles has chosen The Way the Crocodile Taught Me as one of its #FoylesFive.

Katrina Naomi

Foyles describes Katrina’s second collection as ‘overwhelmingly beautiful and acutely painful’ http://www.foyles.co.uk/Public/Biblio/Detail.aspx?blogId=1635

The Way the Crocodile Taught Me is available from Seren https://www.serenbooks.com/productdisplay/way-crocodile-taught-me


Sustaining a poem workshop – Falmouth

Katrina NaomiKatrina is running a poetry workshop in Falmouth, Cornwall, on Saturday 15 July.

The workshop, ‘Sustaining a Poem’, will help anyone who’d like to develop their ideas beyond the initial spark and to write […]

Katrina’s news

Katrina NaomiHere is ‘short & sweet’, Katrina’s poetry newsletter for July http://mailchi.mp/02d117e7c246/monthly-newsletter-short-sweet

‘short & sweet’ offers opportunities and tips for poets and other writers, as well as providing information on Katrina’s forthcoming readings, workshops and mentoring slots.

If you would like to join the […]


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

She will also be walking in the footsteps of the Japanese poet Matsuo Basho, […]

Latest poems and translations

Katrina’s latest poems and translations are forthcoming in the following magazines:

Yohanna Jaramillo

  • Modern Poetry in Translation – Katrina has translated two poems by the Mexican poet Yohanna Jaramillo, which will be appearing in the next issue of MPT
  • Oxford Poetry
  • Coast to […]