Natalie Scott is an award-winning poet and facilitator from the North East of England. Natalie has a PhD in Creative Writing and is currently training in the field of Writing for Therapeutic Purposes to become a Certified Applied Poetry Facilitator, under the mentorship of registered poetry therapist Victoria Field.
Natalie's writing career has resulted in a number of publications including two pamphlets and a full collection. Her first pamphlet Brushed (Mudfog 2009) features 'Victorine or Naked Woman in Manet’s 'Le Déjeuner sur L’herbe', awarded finalist for the Aesthetica Creative Works Competition 2009. Natalie’s full collection Berth - Voices of the Titanic (Bradshaw Books 2012), was awarded runner-up in the Cork Literary Review Manuscript Competition 2011. Berth won an Arts Council award to be staged by Vivid at ARC in Stockton, to coincide with the centenary of the Titanic disaster. Frayed (Indigo Dreams 2016) is Natalie’s second pamphlet and features a poem commissioned by Vivid Theatre for their production Just Checking. Her poetry has appeared in journals including Ambit, Agenda, English in Education, Live Canon, Other Poetry, Pennine Platform, Poetry Scotland and South Magazine.