Reading at the Leach Pottery on 2 November

Katrina will be reading at the Leach Pottery in St Ives on 2 November.

She has been the Leach Pottery’s first poet-in-residence and will be reading some of the poems she wrote at the pottery. She will also be reading some of her new poetry written while on an Arts Council England-sponsored trip to Japan.

Katrina NaomiKatrina’s readings will be at 7 pm and 8 pm, and these will be at the Leach Pottery’s Feast & Flames night on 2 November 2018. The evening starts at 6 pm and finishes at 10.

In addition to Katrina’s reading, there will be raku firing and decorating, food and drink.

The event is free.

For some background to Katrina’s residency, click here.

The Leach Pottery’s Matthew Tyas wrote about the experience of having Katrina writing and working at the pottery, which you can read here.

Katrina’s other events for 2018 and 2019

7 November – Poetry workshop with Penzance Women’s Aid. By invitation only.

12 November – Japanese Poetry Workshop for Indian Kings Poets. Fully booked.

2019
14 January – Reading at Loose Muse Winchester, The Discovery Centre, Jewry Street, Winchester, Hants SO23 8SB. 7.30-9.30. £6 on the door.
2 February – Bristol – A Japanese-themed day poetry workshop, 10.30 to 4.30, at Hours in Bristol. £50. To book email vikis@btinternet.com Plus evening reading in Bristol at Hours with open mic. £3. Hours is at 10 Colston Yard, Colston Street, Bristol BS1 5BD.
2 May – Reading at Shrewsbury Poetry, St Nicholas Cafe Bar, 24 Castle Street, Shrewsbury, SY1 2BQ, 7.30 – 10, with Emily Wilkinson, further details here.
19-23 August – co-tutoring ‘The Personal and the Political’ poetry residential course at Ty Newydd, click here to find out more or to book. Guest reader is Mona Arshi.
Katrina will also be running a residential course for Arvon in 2019 – details to follow soon here.
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