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Review of Butterfly Valley by Sherko Bekas

  Here is Katrina’s review of Butterfly Valley by Sherko Bekas. Bekas’s collection is translated by the Kurdish poet, Choman Hardi. The review, entitled ‘What Generous Pain’ is published by Modern Poetry in Translation. Butterfly Valley is published by Arc Publications as a bilingual Kurdish-English collection. Katrina regularly reviews for Modern Poetry in Translation, among other …

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The Way the Crocodile Taught Me #FoylesFive

Foyles has chosen The Way the Crocodile Taught Me as one of its #FoylesFive. Foyles describes Katrina’s second collection as ‘overwhelmingly beautiful and acutely painful’ http://www.foyles.co.uk/Public/Biblio/Detail.aspx?blogId=1635 The Way the Crocodile Taught Me is available from Seren https://www.serenbooks.com/productdisplay/way-crocodile-taught-me  

New reviews

Katrina has just had three great new reviews for her latest poetry books. The Way the Crocodile Taught Me Writing in WriteOutLoud, Judy Gordon says, ‘This is a stunning collection.’ You can read the full review here. And here’s a snippet of Matthew Stewart’s review ‘Electric Coherence’ re Katrina’s latest collection, The Way the Crocodile Taught …

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Great reviews

Katrina has had two great new reviews for her latest poetry books. The Way the Crocodile Taught Me Here’s a snippet of Matthew Stewart’s review ‘Electric Coherence’ re Katrina’s latest collection, The Way the Crocodile Taught Me (Seren, 2016): ‘Katrina Naomi’s The Way the Crocodile Taught Me shows that she is a compelling poetic storyteller, capable …

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A great review in Compass Magazine

Richie McCaffery, reviewing Katrina’s latest collection, The Way the Crocodile Taught Me, (Seren) finds himself  ‘drawn towards Katrina Naomi’s style’ enjoying her ‘condensed lyrical intensity’ in poems that are ‘unafraid to make big dramatic disclosures to the reader’. You can read McCaffery’s review in The Compass Magazine in full by clicking on the link below. The …

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