Kate Potts’ second collection, Feral (Bloodaxe, 2018) 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 for Middlesex University and The Poetry School and freelances as a creative writing tutor, mentor and editor. She has previously taught for City University, the University of Oxford and Royal Holloway. She's currently working on Pretenders, an Arts Council-funded multi-voice writing project focusing on imposter syndrome. Kate lives in Stroud, Gloucestershire, with her son.