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 also runs Poetry Surgeries for the Poetry Society via skype and face-to-face. The next date is 16 March in Penzance at 10.30 am and 11.30 am.

The Personal and the Political

Katrina’s next residential course is at Ty Newydd in August 2019. 
She is teaching The Personal and the Political with Deryn Rees-Jones, and Mona Arshi will be guest tutor.

Developing Strengths

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

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.