journalism & criticism.

Kate has written for Aesthetica Magazine, TLS, PNR, Poetry Review, The London Magazine, Poetry School, Poetry Review, Poetry London and Mslexia, with long-form essays, reviews, interviews, news pieces and cultural commentary across poetry, fiction, art, design, photography, technology, anthropology and the environment.

She has profiled internationally renowned artists, designers and cultural leaders including Jenny Holzer, Doug Aitken, Shirin Neshat and Bjork, as well as authors and poets including Pascale Petit, Inua Ellams, Daisy Lafarge, Ella Frears and Claudine Toutoungi.

She has worked with curators from global institutions including MoMA, New York; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Centre Pompidou, Paris; Tate, London; MCA Chicago; NGV Melbourne; and MASS MoCA, and has conducted interviews and reviewed titles for major publishers including Aperture, Thames & Hudson, MACK Books, Phaidon, Granta, Carcanet, Bloomsbury, Faber, Bloodaxe, Penguin Random House, Penned in the Margins and Prestel.

SELECTED LITERARY CRITICISM

Times Literary Supplement: On Thom van Dooren, A World in a Shell, Date TBC (Review)
Times Literary Supplement: On George Haskell, Thirteen Ways to Smell a Tree, Date TBC (Review)
PNR: On Karenjit Sandhu and Lucy Mercer, Publication Date TBC (Review)
Times Literary Supplement: On Richard Fortey, A Curious Boy, Publication Date TBC (Review)
Times Literary Supplement: Water, not Commodity (on Erica Gies, Water Always Wins), September 2022
Times Literary Supplement: Wasps for Wasps’ Sake (on Seirian Sumner, Endless Forms), June 2022 (Review)
Poetry London: To Be Human (on Emily Berry, Polly Atkin and Fiona Benson), Issue 102, June 2022 (Review)
Times Literary Supplement: History is Gunk (on Susanne Wedlech, Slime: A Natural History), February 2022 (Review)
The London Magazine: A Series of Little Deaths (on Penelope Lively), February / March 2022 (Essay)
The Poetry Review: Positive / Negative Space (on Gail McConnell, Nidhi Zak/Aria Eipe & Threa Almontaser), Winter 2021 (Essay)
The London Magazine: Salt, Sugar, Sweat: The Aesthetics of Danger, On Lucy Caldwell, Natsuko Imamura & Amber Medland’s, August / September 2021 (Essay)
The Poetry Review: Subversion and Satire, On Luke Kennard & Julian Stannard, Summer Issue 2021 (Essay)
Poetry London: State of Flux (on Annie Freud, Claudine Toutoungi & Phoebe Stuckes), Issue 100, 2021 (Review)
Poetry School: On Ruth Padel’s Beethoven Variations, May 2021 (Review)
Poetry School: On Simon Armitage’s Magnetic Field, March 2021 (Review)
The Poetry Review: Conditions of Survival (on Ella Frears & Daisy Lafarge), Winter Issue 2020 (Essay)
The London Magazine: The Entanglements of Consumerism (on Inua Ellams, Tim Cresswell & Abi Palmer), October / November 2020 (Essay)
The London Magazine: Kirsty Logan on Why We Return to Horror, October 2020 (Interview)
Mslexia: Issue 86, A Brighter Shade of Green, June 2020 (Essay)
The London Magazine: Chaos for what it is (on Andrés Barba), May 2020 (Review)
The London Magazine: A kind of double world (on Peter Stamm), February 2020 (Review)