Kathy Pimlott

News and events


  • 9th December, from 7.30pm: Reading at Cafe Writers, with Chrissy Williams. Venue: Louis Marchesi, 17 Tombland, Norwich
  • 8th November, Poetry in Aldeburgh Festival, 12.30pm, Peter Pears Gallery - Outer Places/Inner Landscapes, with Charlotte Gann, Alexandra Davis and Oliver Comins.
  • 7th September: Reading at Trowbridge Stanza, with David Clarke (The Europeans, Nine Arches Press). 
  • Reading at Words and Jazz series, hosted by Nicki Heinen, at the Vortex Club, Gilet Square, Dalston,   
  • Poem in Competition section of Magma 74
  • Official launch of Elastic Glue on 10th May at the Seven Dials Club, Earlham Street, London, with Jeffrey Sugarman (Dear Friends) and Lenni Sanders (Poacher).
  • ​Featured on Proletarian Poet blog.
  • Awarded Second Prize, Editors' Prize, Magma Poetry Competition. Prize-winners Reading at Exmouth Market Centre.

  • Reading at The Jerwood Centre at the Wordsworth Museum, Grasmere, with fellow 2017/18 alumni of the Poetry Business Writing School: David Hale, Ramona Herdman, Keith Hutson, Hannah Lowe, Marie Naughton, Mathew Paul, Stephen Payne, Emma Simon, David Underdown, Tom Weir and Rod Whitworth. 
February: Publication of Elastic Glue.


November: Two poems in Grey Hen Press's new anthology of poems about vegetables, Vaster then EmpiresReading at London launch of Second Place Rosetteanthology from Emma Press and at London Launch of Songs for the Unsung anthology from Grey Hen Press. October: Two poems on And Other Poems and a poem in Fenland ReedSeptember: Magma reading at Torriano Meeting House, London, along with Katy Evans Bush, Fiona Moore and Nick Garrard. July: Reading at launch of Magma 71, The Film Issue, at the Cinema Museum, Lambeth. Two poems in Under the Radar. June: Solo reading at the Ledbury Poetry FestivalReading at launch of Brittle Star magazine, Barbican Library, London. Winner of Happenstance Press's Sonnet Competition. April: Reading at launch of Fenland Reed magazine, at the Babylon Arts Gallery, Ely. ​January: Poem featured by Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature on their social media platforms. Poem in The North,59.


December: Poem in Songs for the Unsung 

anthology (Grey Hen Press),  edited by Joy Howard. 

October:New poem in One for the Road  anthology (Smith Doorstop Books), edited by Helen Mort and Stuart Maconie. September: Three pamphlet reviews in The North, Issue 58. August: New poem inThe Morning Star. July: Reading two new poems (Commended and Selected) at the Ver Poets Open Competition Prize Giving , St Albans. June: Two new poems inPoem, Women on Brexit edited by Fiona Sampson, Mona Arshi and Aisha K. Gill. May : Reading at the Jazz and Words Series hosted by Nicki Heinen at the Vortex Club in Dalston, with Ben Rogers, Iris Colomb and Lisa Fannen and the Clara Green Quartet; awarded place on the Ledbury Poetry Festival Artists' Development Voice Workshop. February: Blind Reading feature in The NorthIssue 57; two poems on And Other Poems.