Katrina Naomi

Katrina Naomi holds a PhD in creative writing from Goldsmiths. She lectures at Falmouth University and tutors for the Poetry School and Arvon. Her most recent publication, Hooligans, was inspired by the Suffragettes (Rack Press, 2015) and her forthcoming collection, The Way the Crocodile Taught Me, will be published by Seren in 2016. Her first full collection, The Girl with the Cactus Handshake was shortlisted for the London New Poetry Award. Her pamphlet Lunch at the Elephant & Castle won the Templar Poetry Competition. She is a Hawthornden Fellow and has been writer-in-residence at Gladstone’s Library, Hartlepool Art Gallery and the Bronte Parsonage Museum – the latter resulted in the pamphlet Charlotte Bronte’s Corset (Bronte Society). Katrina lives in Penzance, where she is The Poetry Society’s Stanza rep. Katrina also runs Poetry Surgeries for The Poetry Society.