Naomi won the 2008 Templar Poetry Competition and the 2008 Ledbury Festival Text Poem Contest. Her first pamphlet, Lunch at the Elephant & Castle is published by Templar Poetry. She recently performed at the Derwent Poetry Festival, London's Poetry Café and the Aldeburgh Poetry Festival. She recently completed her dissertation for an MA in Creative and Life Writing at Goldsmiths. She has received a Hawthornden Fellowship for 2009.