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5 June – Katrina is hosting Penzance Poetry Parlour with poets Jo Bell and Tania Hershman  https://www.katrinanaomi.co.uk/penzance-poetry-parlour/ 16-18 June – At Kendal Poetry Festival. Katrina’s events are on Sat 17th at 2.30 when she’s reading with Malika Booker and the Dove Cottage Poets, tickets from http://www.kendalpoetryfestival.co.uk/ and she’s also running a workshop on Sun 18th, which is …

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Poetry news

Katrina’s poetry news, ‘short & sweet’, for June is  available here This month’s ‘short & sweet’ features: * a short film on a recent poetry collaboration between Katrina Naomi and the artist, Tim Ridley *advance notice of poetry workshops *Katrina’s new Penzance Poetry Parlour events *some great opportunities for writers If you’d like to join …

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Five minutes with Katrina Naomi

Five minutes with Katrina Naomi – a mini interview with Hannah Hodgson of Kendal Poetry Festival http://www.kendalpoetryfestival.co.uk/five-minutes-with-katrina-naomi/ Katrina discusses how she began writing poetry, what motivates her to write and offers some tips for new writers. Plus, Katrina’s poem ‘Gin and Sandwiches’, which is Hannah’s choice from Katrina’s Seren collection, The Way the Crocodile Taught Me.

Oxford Brookes’ Poem of the Week

Katrina’s poem The Way the Crocodile Taught Me is the Oxford Brookes University’s poem of the week: http://www.brookes.ac.uk/poetry-centre/weekly-poem/weekly-poem-for-19-december-2016/ This is the title poem of Katrina’s latest collection, The Way the Crocodile Taught Me (2016), which is available from Seren, https://www.serenbooks.com/productdisplay/way-crocodile-taught-me as well as all good bookshops and directly from Katrina. Vicki Feaver says: ‘I love The Way the …

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‘Spared’ – Katrina’s new poem at the Arnolfini

The Arnolfini has published Katrina’s poem ‘Spared’. The Arnolfini has also blogged about some of  Katrina’s work-in-progress in the making of the poem, ‘Spared’. You can read the final poem here http://www.arnolfini.org.uk/blog/katrina-naomi-poetry-in-progress/. Katrina wrote ‘Spared’ during her residency at the Arnolfini, in response to Daphne Wright’s installation ‘Domestic Shrubbery’ (pictured right), which is part of the Arnolfini’s …

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Katrina’s newsletter

Every month, Katrina puts out ‘short & sweet’, a brief newsletter detailing where she’s reading, what workshops she’s running, alongside other information on the poetry world, and she recommends a poetry collection which you might enjoy. Here is May’s ‘short & sweet’. Thanks for reading! And if you’d like to sign up to receive ‘short …

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