Special Event

An Evening with Katrina Naomi

18 September 2024
7.30-9pm

Each online event in this series is part reading, part open mic – and the theme of the open mic changes every time!

Curated and hosted by poet Kim Moore, our contemporary poetry reading series continues throughout 2024. We will be listening to what poets have to say about our turbulent times, and how poetry can cross borders to challenge, delight and inspire us. Each online event in the series is part reading, part open mic – and the theme of the open mic changes every time!

Our next event features the poet Katrina Naomi, who will be reading from her fourth collection Battery Rocks. Her poetry engages with her daily journey as a wild swimmer in the sea around Penzance to ask questions about nature, strength and vulnerability. For William Wordsworth, it was the Cumbrian lakes that were central to his life. In his Guide to the Lakes, published in 1810, he wrote that ‘A lake carries you into recesses of feeling otherwise impenetrable’. Our open mic theme this month is to bring a watery poem – please feel free to interpret this theme widely!

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