Poetry newsletter

Here is Katrina’s poetry newsletter.

Katrina publishes the ‘short & sweet poetry newsletter every month. It contains snippets of information of interest to poets and other writers. Each issue features:

  • opportunities for writers
  • Katrina’s latest workshops and readings
  • a recommended poetry collection

Click here to read Katrina’s poetry newsletter for July.

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Article on Japanese poetry in The Poetry Review

Katrina’s article on Japanese poetry is in The Poetry Review. The article is entitled ‘The Edge of the Language: Poetry and Poets in Japan’ and is in the Summer 2018 issue.

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Katrina with members of Japanese poetry collective JUNPA in Kyoto

Katrina visited […]

Poetry and Psychoanalysis

Katrina will be speaking at the Poetry and Psychoanalysis Conference in London on 30 June.

She will be in conversation with Estela V. Welldon, discussing women, violence and poetry.

Katrina Naomi The Way the Crocodile Taught MeKatrina will be drawing on her PhD (Goldsmiths) on violence in […]

Poetry Surgeries – 16 July

Katrina offers Poetry Surgeries, one-to-one feedback on your poetry, via skype or face-to-face.

Hourly Poetry Surgeries, are available via the Poetry Society – you don’t have to be a member of the Poetry Society to book – the next date is 16 July

Katrina holds a PhD in creative writing from Goldsmiths. […]

BBC commission for National Poetry Day

Katrina has received a BBC poetry commission for National Poetry Day 2018.

The commission is from BBC local radio. Katrina is representing the South-West and has been speaking to BBC Radio Cornwall and BBC Radio Devon for the BBC poetry commission, inviting listeners to send in a story about personal change, and hopes to write […]

‘short & sweet’ poetry newsletter

Katrina publishes ‘short & sweet poetry newsletter every month. It contains snippets of information of interest to poets and other writers. Each issue features:

  • opportunities for writers
  • Katrina’s latest workshops and readings
  • a recommended poetry collection

You can read the latest issue here

‘short & sweet’ is read by over 300 people each month. […]

Katrina’s readings, workshops and events

Katrina’s readings, workshops and events:

9 June – When I Was at My Most Beautiful – Japanese poetry workshop at the Poetry School in London to book or to find out more

26 June – Penzance Poetry Parlour, with Samantha Wynne-Rhydderch and Angela Stoner. Event hosted by Katrina. Doors open 7 pm. £6 

Penzance Poetry Parlour 2018

Penzance Poetry Parlour for 2018 is looking better than ever. Katrina will be hosting three nights of top quality poetry this year. Following on from wonderful readings from Helen Mort and Kim Moore, here’s the remaining dates and poets for 2018:

Latest writing

The latest writing from Katrina is in The Dark Horse, Modern Poetry in Translation and Magma, among other journals and anthologies:

  • Katrina discusses Rebecca Elson’s poetry in ‘Rebecca Elson: Dark Matter’ in The Dark Horse
  • reviews some of the latest pamphlets by Karin Karakasli (trans by Sarah Howe and Canan Marasligil), Kim […]

Katrina to mentor Ann Born Prize winner

Mary Jean ChanKatrina recently judged the Ann Born Prize for the Poetry Society, and the winner is Mary Jean Chan.

Katrina will be mentoring Mary Jean Chan throughout 2018. Chan has published a pamphlet A Hurry of English (ignitionpress) and will shortly be publishing her first […]