Katrina Naomi and Fiona Benson will run a 2019 tutored retreat for Arvon.
The poetry tutored retreat: Developing Strengths and Finding New Avenues will run from 18-23 November 2019. It will be held at Arvon’s Totleigh Barton in Devon, with the award-winning poet Richard Scott as guest. Click here to book or find […]
Katrina’s versions of Yasuaki Inoue’s haiku are in Modern Poetry in Translation.
She translated these five poems during an Arts Council- funded trip to Japan, and is grateful to Professor Michiyo Takano of Yamanashi Prefectural University for her literal translations.
Yasuaki Inoue is editor of Kakko (Cuckoo) haiku society and journal in Japan.
In 2019, […]
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 […]
Katrina is at Cornwall Contemporary Poetry Festival running a workshop called ‘The Young Americans’ on Saturday 24 November. The workshop is £15 full price or £10 for concessions. Click here to book.
Katrina’s workshop, from 10 am to 12 am on 24 November, focuses on Terrance Hayes, Danez Smith and Ocean Vuong, and […]
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 […]