Kate Potts’ second collection, Feral (Bloodaxe, 2018), which sets out to explore and trouble the boundary between animal and human, was a Poetry Book Society recommendation and a Telegraph poetry book of the month. Her debut pamphlet Whichever Music (tall-lighthouse, 2008) was a Poetry Book Society choice and was shortlisted for a Michael Marks Award. Her first first full-length collection was Pure Hustle (Bloodaxe, 2011). 


Kate teaches creative writing for Middlesex University and The Poetry School, freelances as a mentor and editor, and is marketing manager for an independent publisher. She has been awarded three Arts Council England grants and two Hawthornden Fellowships. Kate lives in Stroud, Gloucestershire, with her son. 


For enquiries about teaching, mentoring, editing or writing, please email poet@katepotts.net.