Katie describes using poetry to support her day to day life

Date: 29th March 2024

Katie is a poet. She describes a practice of writing a four line poem every morning, currently taking inspiration from Lemn Sissay's recent publication 'Let the Light Pour In'. It gives her a sense of what's possible in the day. In 2022 she set up a new poetry night.

Hi Laura, I’m Katie. I am a poet. I’m trying to get better at saying that. Thank you so much for doing this beautiful call out. I first came across you when I listened to the podcast that you’ve done with Sian, who used to be a lecturer of mine back in 2010 when I did theatre at Kent. So was amazing to hear what she’s been up to since. So I mentioned that I’m a poet…