Kathy Pimlott

News and events


March: Launch of Culture Matters' anthology Witches, Warriors, Workers, ​Saturday 14th March, 1pm, Poetry Cafe, London.

​​February: Verve Poetry Festival, Birmingham. Reading in Emma Press Showcase with Sascha Aurora Akhtar, Conor Cleary and Maarja Pärtna on Sun 23 Feb, 2.15pm. 

January: Reading by Magma Competition winners to promote 2020 competition. 7pm, 9th January, Chener Books, East Dulwich

Featured article 'Poets I go back to'  in the spring 2020 issue of The North.


December: Reading at Cafe Writers, Norwich, November: Reading at Poetry in Aldeburgh Festival. September: 

Reading at Trowbridge Stanza. August: Soho Radio broadcast, Poetry Parlour. June: Reading at Vortex Club, Dalston.  Poem in Magma 74. May:  Launch of Elastic Glue at the Seven Dials Club, London. ​Featured on Proletarian Poet blog. March: Second Prize, Editors' Prize, Magma Poetry Competition. Prize-winners Reading in London. Reading at the Wordsworth Museum, Grasmere, with fellow 2017/18 alumni of the Poetry Business Writing School. 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. 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.