Catherine Graham lives in Newcastle upon Tyne. She is a Northern Voices Poetry Award winner and a winner of the Northumberland Writers' Special Award, adjudicated by the acclaimed poet, Pat Borthwick. She has recently been featured as 'Poet of the Month' for Caught in the Net the online magazine of Poetry Kit
Catherine's work has appeared in a number of magazines and anthologies in the UK and Ireland as well as on the web. Catherine has read at numerous poetry events including the Durham Literature Festival, Northern Stage, Amnesty International Poetry Benefits and with ID on Tyne. Her poem How to Suss Out the Night Staff is included in a book to aid Macmillan Cancer Support - the Indigo Dreams Publishing anthology Soul Feathers (February 2011) where she appears alongside other contributors such as Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, Bob Dylan, Seamus Heaney, Benjamin Zephaniah and many more. Visit www.indigodreams.co.uk for more details.
Catherine's latest work Hyem (Home) was chosen as a featured poem at the 60th Anniversary of the Festival of Britain celebrations at The Southbank, London taking place over Summer 2011. Other featured poets include Scottish poet Robert Crawford, Siegfried Sassoon, Maura Dooley and Valerie Bloom
Catherine's chapbook collection Signs is published by ID on Tyne Press 2010 (ISBN 978-0-9565496-0-0) and was in the Poetry Kit top five recommended books for 2011. Her first full collection, Things I Will Put In My Mother's Pocket is due out in March 2013 with Indigo Dreams Publishing. www.indigodreams.co.uk