New reviews

Katrina has just had three great new reviews for her latest poetry books.

Katrina Naomi The Way the Crocodile Taught MeThe Way the Crocodile Taught Me

Writing in WriteOutLoud, Judy Gordon […]

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Readings, festivals, events

  • 22 October – North Cornwall Book Festival, 10 am, free
  • 5 November – Morrab Library reading, Penzance, with Caroline Carver and Penelope Shuttle, plus open mic, 10.30 am (doors open at 10), free but donations welcome. Hosted by Penzance Poetry Stanza.
  • 11 November – performance as part of the Cornwall Film Festival, […]
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In addition to her writer’s residency at the Arnolfini in Bristol, Katrina will be reading at the following:

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Hooligans reprinted after 9 months

Katrina’s Rack Press pamphlet, Hooligans, inspired by the Suffragettes has just been reprinted after 9 months. Copies are available direct from Katrina priced at £5 plus p&p or via the publisher.

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Poetry surgeries – new dates released

Katrina runs one-to-one poetry surgeries for the Poetry Society, offering feedback and constructive advice on developing your poetry. Her October surgeries are sold out but bookings are now open for surgeries via skype – open to anyone anywhere in the world – for November and December, see the Poetry Society to book.

If you would prefer […]


Film V. Poetry – 1st poem – ‘Anti- ambient’




A joy of noise

like a whole fucking Motörhead

splitting the monochrome

sparking a choice

of dark or light

a crossing     revelling

in a migraine

of sound


The shadow

self asserts

stepping out

of the gunsmoke

ignoring the safety of grey

There are different ways to live


(Katrina Naomi. First published […]

Poetry surgeries

Katrina is offering several poetry surgeries for the Poetry Society in Cornwall.

Poetry surgeries

Katrina is offering one-to-one poetry surgeries with the Poetry School.

Poetry surgeries

Katrina is offering two Poetry surgeries in Cornwall for the Poetry Society. Poetry surgeries are informal 1-1 sessions in which to discuss your poetry and receive feedback. They cost £35 for Poetry Society members and £45 for non-members.

There are two dates in July: