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.

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. 

at Malika's Poetry Kitchen

Katrina’s next poetry workshop will be for members of Malika’s Poetry Kitchen at the Poetry School on 11 October.  

Developing Strengths

In November 2019, Katrina’s next Arvon tutored retreat, Developing Strengths and Finding New Avenues with Fiona Benson, and with Richard Scott as guest is at Arvon’s Totleigh Barton in Devon. SOLD OUT.

poetry mentoring and manuscript critique service

A service to help poets putting together a pamphlet or first collection.
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 £75

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 £120

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 £170

Please get in touch to find out more.
Several of Katrina’s mentees have gone on to win prizes and be published.

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.