Katrina at Ledbury

Katrina is going to be at Ledbury Poetry Festival this year, reading with T S Eliot-winning poet, Sarah Howe.

Here’s a full listing of all the festivals and other events where you can hear Katrina read from her new collection, The Way the Crocodile Taught Me, (Seren, 2016) full info here, or attend one of her workshops:

5 June – Reading for Indian King Poets, La Pedrera Quarry, Delabole, Cornwall, 7 pm. £4 on the day, £3 in advance from indianking@btconnect.com

6 June – Workshop ‘Saying the Unsayable’, Indian King Poets, Cornwall 10-4. Venue near Camelford, contact indianking@btconnect.com to book. SOLD OUT

11 June – Workshop ‘The Bloodjet: Violence in Poetry’, London, 10.30-4.30, Poetry School, still a few places available. Click here for more information or to book

16-17 June – Word Voyages project, Isles of Scilly, with the Poetry Postie

30 June – Katrina is running a day of feedback on your poetry, called Poetry Surgeries. Available face-to-face in Penzance or anywhere in the world via skype. To book contact Paul McGrane at the Poetry Society on 0207 420 9881 or via pmcgrane@poetrysociety.org.uk

6-7 July – Penzance LitFest http://www.pzlitfest.co.uk/. Katrina will be running a poetry workshop on 6 July 2-3.30 at Morrab Library and giving a talk/reading ‘Mining Memory’ on 7 July 5.30-7 pm at Penlee House Gallery (part of the Lit Fest fringe events). Call 01726 879 500 to book.

10 July – Reading at Ledbury Poetry Festival with Sarah Howe, 2.30-3.30, Burbage Hall. Ledbury Poetry Festival programme and booking details

13 July – Ways with Words Festival, Dartington, Devon. Running a poetry workshop in association with Arvon, plus a reading/talk. Ways with Words, Dartington, festival programme and booking details

12 October – Reading at Goldsmiths College, London, details to be confirmed.

16 October – Workshop for Two Moors Poets, Devon. SOLD OUT.

22 October – North Cornwall Book Festival, 10 am. Further information to follow.

2017

17-20 February – Birmingham Poetry Festival. Further information to follow.

29 May – 3 June – Poetry week at Arvon’s The Hurst with Jen Hadfield. Further information to follow.

Keep an eye on the website for more dates as other festivals/readings will be confirmed soon.

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