Mentoring

Katrina holds a PhD in creative writing from Goldsmiths and has received several awards for her writing.

In addition to teaching for Arvon and mentoring for the Poetry Society, she teaches for the Poetry School.
She has previously taught at Goldsmiths and Falmouth University. She runs courses, workshops and one-to-one sessions via zoom and in person.

A participant recently wrote:
               ‘I enjoyed that. I feel reckless now.’

Poetry Surgeries

Katrina runs her own mentoring scheme, see below or get in touch to find out more. She also runs occasional Poetry Surgeries for the Poetry Society via skype and face-to-face. 

Workshops

Katrina runs workshops – online and in person –  for a range of organisations and festivals throughout the UK/internationally. Get in touch if you’d like Katrina to tailor a course for you.

Developing Strengths

Katrina regularly runs residential courses for writers, most recently for Arvon with co-tutor Fiona Benson, and for Ty Newydd with co-tutor Deryn Rees-Jones. She’s also developing online courses.

poetry mentoring and manuscript critique service

A service to help poets putting together a pamphlet or first collection. Or for those wishing to develop their skills.
Here’s what Katrina can offer you:

Poems feedback

comments on up to 6 poems

You’ll receive written comments and an hour’s feedback session – either face-to-face, or skype or by phone

Prices start at £95

Pamphlet feedback

comments on up to 30 poems

You’ll receive written comments and an hour’s feedback – either face-to-face, or skype or by phone

From £175

Collection feedback

comments on up to 60 poems

You’ll receive written comments and up to 90 mins feedback –either face-to-face, or skype or by phone

From £225

Please get in touch to find out more.
Many of Katrina’s mentees have gone on to find publishers for their pamphlets and collections, and some of these collections have been internationally recognised, winning major prizes. 

Katrina is a member of the National Association of Writers in Education (NAWE), the Society of Authors and the Poetry Society.

She has a valid CRB certificate and public liability insurance.

Contact Katrina if you would like her to run a workshop for your group or to receive details of her poetry critique/mentoring service.

To be kept up to date on Katrina’s workshops, you can subscribe to her monthly ‘SHORT & SWEET’ poetry newsletter.