Kate Wakeling

Kate Wakeling is a poet and ethnomusicologist. She was the winner of the CLiPPA 2017 for Moon Juice, her first poetry collection for children. Her poetry has appeared in magazines and anthologies including Oxford Poetry, the Guardian and The Forward Book of Poetry 2016, and a pamphlet of her poetry for adults, The Rainbow Faults, is published by The Rialto.

Kate is writer-in-residence with Aurora Orchestra and writes for TROUPE concerts. Her scripts and stories for family audiences have featured at the Melbourne Festival, the bOing! Festival and on BBC Radio 3.

Listen to Kate Wakeling on BBC Radio 4's Front Row

 

Video Interviews

Kate Wakeling - How do you go about writing your poetry?

Kate Wakeling - How do you go about writing your poetry?

Kate Wakeling - How does poetry make you feel?

Kate Wakeling - How does poetry make you feel?

Kate Wakeling - How should we use poetry in the classroom?

Kate Wakeling - How should we use poetry in the classroom?

Kate Wakeling - What advice would you give to budding young poets?

Kate Wakeling - What advice would you give to budding young poets?

Kate Wakeling - What inspires you as a poet?

Kate Wakeling - What inspires you as a poet?

Kate Wakeling - What poems do you remember from your childhood?

Kate Wakeling - What poems do you remember from your childhood?

Kate Wakeling - Why is poetry important?

Kate Wakeling - Why is poetry important?

Kate Wakeling - What is special about writing poetry for children?

Kate Wakeling - What is special about writing poetry for children?

Kate Wakeling - What advice would you give on performing poetry?

Kate Wakeling - What advice would you give on performing poetry?