Kathy Pimlott

News and events


June 2018: reading at the Ledbury Poetry Festival, 30th June, 11.30am, in The Panelled Room.

April 2018: reading at launch of Fenland Reed magazine,  28th April, 7pm, at the Babylon Arts Gallery, Ely.

January 2018: Poem featured by  Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature on their social media platforms.

January 2018: New poem in The North, issue 59.


December 2017: Poem in Songs for the Unsung (Grey Hen Press), an anthology illuminating the lives of the unseen and unheard, edited by Joy Howard.

October 2017: New poem in One for the Road  (Smith Doorstop Books),  an anthology celebrating the British pub and everything that happens there, edited by Helen Mort and Stuart Maconie.


September 2017: Three reviews in The North, Issue 58.

August 2017: New poem in Morning Star

July 2017: Reading two new poems (Commended and Selected) at the Ver Poets Open Competition Prize Giving at The Maltings Theatre, St Albans.

June 2017: Two new poems inPoem, Women on Brexit issue, co-edited by Fiona Sampson, Mona Arshi and Aisha K. Gill and launched at the Palace of Westminster.

May 2017: 25th 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. 

May 2017: Awarded place on the Ledbury Poetry Festival Artists' Development: Voice Workshop - a four day, fully-funded residential programme based on the Linklater Method.


February 2017: Blind Reading feature in The North Issue 57 and two new poems on And Other Poems  


December 2016: Reading at  launch of the South Bank Poetry ​magazine's competition issue at the City Lit 

November 2016: Reading at launch of Magma 66 at the LRB Bookshop, Bloomsbury, along with featured poets Mark Waldron and Alex Bell; and reading at Poetry at The Room in Tottenham, along with Peter Stickland, Eddie Lindon and Paul Gardner.

September 2016: Reading at Nine Arches Press's Leicester Shindig  with Richard Skinner, Maria Taylor and Marion Tracy. 

June 2016: Reading at the Jazz and Words Series hosted by Nicki Heinen at the Vortex Club in Dalston, with Simon Barraclough, Tom Bland amd Dharmavadana Penn; and reading at launch of  Urban Myths and Legends,the third in Emma Press's series of anthologies prompted by Ovid's works. 

May 2016: Nottingham launch of Goose Fair Night at the Five Leaves Bookshop and interview and reading on Radio Nottingham; and reading with Sami poet, musician and environmental activist Nillas Holmberg at the Karamel, Wood Green, organised by Francis Boutle Publications, specialists in works in endangered languages.  

March 2016: Launch of Goose Fair Nightand James Trevelyan's Dissolve to: L.A.​ at the Seven Dials Club, Covent Garden.

February 2016: Group Reading as one of the 2015 Aldeburgh Eight at The Shuffle, The Poetry Cafe, Covent Garden.