Bloodaxe Books – Katrina Porteous page.

New Work:

National Trust: The People’s Landscape, Durham Coast 2019 (PDF of poems may be downloaded from this page).

Performances and Recordings:

You Tube — Katrina Porteous channel. Excerpts from performances with music by Chris Ormston and Alistair Anderson.

Katrina Porteous at The Poetry Archive.

Excerpt from The Wund an’ the Wetter with Chris Ormston on Northumbrian pipes.

‘SUN’ poetry and music by Katrina Porteous and Peter Zinovieff (NUSTEM).

‘Sea, Sky, Stars’ with Alexis Bennett, 2019.

Radio poetry:

‘Conversations on a Bench’, Beadnell: excerpt from Katrina’s radio-poem; with Anna Scott-Brown, produced by Adam Fowler, BBC Radio 4, 2016.


Podcast interview, ‘Diversifly’, Fair Acre Press, Feb 2018. Interviewer: Nadia Kingsley.

Podcast interview on BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour, June 2017 (Solstice edition — interview near end of programme).

‘The Listeners’, ser. 3, ep. 1-3, BBC Radio 4 (produced by Sarah Blunt, 2015). Katrina’s radio poetry and observations on poetry and sound occur in all three episodes.

Interview in Prac Crit ed. 7, Aug 2016. Interviewer: Jake Campbell. Click on ‘interview’.

Interview in The Clearing magazine, Sept 2015.

Interview with Katrina Porteous on ‘Field’ for Life Planetarium 2015, NARC magazine.


‘Britain at Low Tide’, ser. 1, ep. 1, Channel 4 TV series, includes KP on Beadnell’s fishing archaeology.

The Fisher Poets’ Gathering, BBC Radio 4 2014 (with KP, prod. Julian May).

Ask Me: The Poetry of William Stafford BBC Radio 4 2014 (with KP, prod. Julian May).


The Refuge Box – poem excerpts, & etching by Olivia Lomenech Gill, The Clearing magazine (Little Toller Books).


Katrina Porteous Beadnell Archive, Durham University Special Collections.


Photo credit: Newcastle Journal / Evening Chronicle