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Feral reviewed by Dzifa Benson in Poetry London, Issue 93: 'The poetry performs acrobatic feats, morphing and transmogrifying between the animate and inanimate, slipping and sliding between the intellect and emotion, teetering and tumbling between civilisation and something altogether more atavistic.'

The Two of Us: Interview with Naomi Woddis on Reel Rebels Radio. July 2019. 


Reading and 'Female Futures' panel discussion at Surrey New Writers Festival, University of Surrey. Saturday 8 June 2019. 

Feral reviewed by Rishi Dastidar in Magma 73: 'Here's a lovely paradox to ponder: for a book that is called Feral, the wildness inherent within it is tremendously well channelled and controlled.'


Reading at Brixton Book Jam. Monday 4 March 2019, 7.30pm.

Reading at the Torriano Meeting House with Alison Winch and Cath Drake. Sunday 17 February 2019, 7.30pm.

'Wolf' in Amy Key's Poets in Bed podcast (Episode 4). 

'Break Up Variations: An Annotated Score' (Generative Constraints) published in Performance Philosophy Vol 4, No 2

Feral reviewed by Mary Jean Chan in Mslexia: 'Kate Potts' Feral is a fascinating collection that seeks to unsettle the ordinary.' Issue 80, Dec/Jan/Feb 2018/19. 


Feral is a Poetry School book of the year: 'Potts has a skill for turning the everyday and familiar into something unique and freshly coined. 'Still yourself; hold your breath' and revel in it.' 19 December 2018. 


Feral is recommended by Kate Wakeling in the Morning Star's 'Poetry of the year': 'Kate Potts's Feral (Bloodaxe) is a revelation of beauty, precision and force'. 29 November 2018. 

Paper/reading (online): 'Feral: Dispatches from the Borderlands' as part of Feral: a nearly carbon-neutral conference, co-hosted by Massey University Political Ecology Research Centre (PERC) and Wageningan University Centre for Space, Place and Society (CSPS), New Zealand.
26 November - 2 December 2018.

Poetry Time Machine interactive poetry workshop and readings at The Royal Opera House
Month of Sundays Festival: ROH Remembers. With Belinda Zhawi, Will Harris and Miriam Nash. Sunday 11 November 2018, 3-4.30pm. 


Feral is Telegraph poetry book of the month. October 2018.

Feral reviewed by Garry MacKenzie in the New Welsh Review: 'Resistance to labelling is at the heart of this poetry collection on a superficially topical theme ... but it also moves into a world which feels like a selkie's take on a story by Ovid.' October 2018. 

'Page as Stage: three verse dramas': review of verse dramas by Owen Sheers, Luke Wright and Amy McCauley in Poetry London Autumn 2018: Issue 91


PBS Autumn Showcase: reading at the University of York. Thursday 11 October 2018, 5pm.


Feral in Jen Campbell's 'What I've been reading recently' vlog for the Poetry Book Society (at 3.15). 


Book launch for Feral at the Star of Kings, York Way. Saturday 29 September 2018. 

eading at The White Review/ Burley Fisher Books Poetry Salon. Friday 4 May 2018, 7pm.  


'Animal Song (I)', 'Scanderoon', 'Pistons and Bones' and 'Lullaby Girl' in The White Review 21, Spring 2018. 




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