South West Writers

Katrina Naomi

Katrina Naomi

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About the Author

Katrina Naomi’s poetry has been published in the TLS, Spectator and Poetry Review, and been broadcast on Radio 4. Her first full collection The Girl with the Cactus Handshake was shortlisted for the London New Poetry Award and a pamphlet Hooligans (inspired by the Suffragettes) has been published by Rack Press. Her new collection, The Way The Crocodile Taught Me is forthcoming from Seren in 2016. She is a tutor for the Poetry School and teaches creative writing for the Open University and runs poetry surgeries in Cornwall. She is completing a PhD in creative writing at Goldsmiths. Katrina is originally from Margate and lives in Penzance.

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Recent Publications

The Way the Crocodile Taught Me , Seren Books , 2016
Hooligans , Rack Press , 2015
Charlotte Bronte's Corset , Bronte Society , 2010
The Girl with the Cactus Handshake , Templar , 2009
Lunch at the Elephant & Castle , Templar , 2009

Awards and Residencies

Writer in Residence Gladstone Library
Writer in Residence the Bronte Parsonage and Museum
Writer in Residence Hartlepoole Art Gallery
Hawthornden Fellowship recipient
Arts Council Writers Award

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