Month: February 2018

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 …

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Calendar of events

1 March – Japanese poetry workshop at Leach Pottery, St Ives SOLD OUT  **now POSTPONED due to snow and travel disruptions, will announce a new date shortly** 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 …

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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 will be …

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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 a recommended poetry …

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Ann Born Prize Judge

Katrina 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 judge, and the prize is a year of mentoring and support. She will …

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Feedback on your poetry

Katrina 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 Poetry Surgeries often get booked up quite far in advance. There are …

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