Katrina Naomi

Katrina Wins 2021 Keats-Shelley Prize

Katrina has won the 2021 Keats-Shelley Poetry Competition with her poem ‘in the kelp forest’.

You can listen to her poem (read by Deryn Rees-Jones) here.

Katrina is a keen sea swimmer, who swims year-round off the Cornish coast.

Katrina’s most recent collection is Wild Persistence (Seren, 2020). Her poetic collaboration, with Helen Mort, Same But Different, will be published by Hazel Press on 30 September 2021 and launched by London Review Bookshop on the same day.

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Readings & launch dates

Katrina’s second collection, The Way the Crocodile Taught Me, has just been published by Seren. The following readings/festivals are confirmed: 23 April