Friday 10th March 2017 – Guest poet: Katrina Naomi
Katrina Naomi’s poetry has appeared in The TLS, The Spectator and The Poetry Review, and has been broadcast on Radio 4. Her latest collection, The Way the Crocodile Taught Me, was published by Seren (2016), following the pamphlet Hooligans, (Rack Press, 2015), inspired by the Suffragettes. Katrina holds a PhD in creative writing from Goldsmiths, is a Hawthornden Fellow, was the first writer-in-residence at the Brontë Parsonage Museum. She has received awards from the Royal Literary Fund and Arts Council England. She lives in Cornwall, runs Poetry Surgeries for the Poetry Society, and is a lecturer at Falmouth University. Katrina Naomi
Hosted by: Gill Learner
Gill has been a Poets’ Café regular since the year 2000. She has two poetry collections from Two Rivers Press: The Agister’s Experiment (2011) and Chill Factor (2016). Her idea of a perfect day is writing poetry in the morning and gardening in the afternoon.
Photographs of the event may be taken for use on social media.
As ever there will be plenty of one poem open mic slots.
Dates for 2017 are: 13th January, 10th February, 10th March, 14th April, 12th May, 9th June, 14th July, 11th August, 8th September, 13th October, 10th November, 8th December.