Month: November 2018

Katrina’s news – ‘short & sweet’

Katrina’s news can be sent to you in the form of ‘short & sweet’, a brief emailed poetry newsletter, each month. Click here if you’d like to join Katrina’s 400 + subscribers to ‘short & sweet’. Subscribers receive ‘short & sweet’ around the start of the month – here’s December’s ‘short & sweet’. Each issue contains information …

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Announcing Typhoon Etiquette

Typhoon Etiquette will be published by Verve Poetry Press in April 2019. Katrina wrote the Japanese-themed pamphlet after receiving an Arts Council Artists’ International Development Fund award, spending six weeks travelling in Japan. During the trip, she walked in Basho’s footsteps, travelling to northern Japan, worked with Yamanashi Prefectural University and carried out translation work. …

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Review of Butterfly Valley by Sherko Bekas

  Here is Katrina’s review of Butterfly Valley by Sherko Bekas. Bekas’s collection is translated by the Kurdish poet, Choman Hardi. The review, entitled ‘What Generous Pain’ is published by Modern Poetry in Translation. Butterfly Valley is published by Arc Publications as a bilingual Kurdish-English collection. Katrina regularly reviews for Modern Poetry in Translation, among other …

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Katrina’s latest news

If you would like to receive Katrina’s latest news each month, sign up for Katrina’s poetry newsletter, ‘short & sweet’. You can read the November issue of ‘short & sweet’ here. Each ‘short & sweet’ contains the latest news about forthcoming workshops, readings and other events. Katrina also chooses a poetry collection each month and writes about …

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Forthcoming events

Katrina’s readings, workshops and other events are updated regularly: 7 November – Poetry workshop with Penzance Women’s Aid. By invitation only. 12 November – Japanese Poetry Workshop for Indian Kings Poets. FULL. 24 November – ‘The Young Americans’ – workshop on Terrance Hayes, Danez Smith and Ocean Vuong at Cornwall Contemporary Poetry Festival in Falmouth And …

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