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Spoken Label is a podcast series designed to interview and record sessions from authors, poets, artists, musicians etc in North West England and beyond. Formed in 2015 and ran / edited by Andy N, author of ‘Return to Kemptown’ and ‘The End of Summer’,it is always often to submissions from interested artists. Email: aen1mpo@yahoo.co.uk

Spoken Label is a podcast series designed to interview and record sessions from authors, poets, artists, musicians etc in North West England and beyond. Formed in 2015 and ran / edited by Andy N, author of ‘Return to Kemptown’ and ‘The End of Summer’,it is always often to submissions from interested artists. Email: aen1mpo@yahoo.co.uk

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

Spoken Label is a podcast series designed to interview and record sessions from authors, poets, artists, musicians etc in North West England and beyond. Formed in 2015 and ran / edited by Andy N, author of ‘Return to Kemptown’ and ‘The End of Summer’,it is always often to submissions from interested artists. Email: aen1mpo@yahoo.co.uk

Twitter:

@aen1mpo

Language:

English

Contact:

07947959908


Episodes

Sarah James (Sarah Leavesley) (June 2022, Spoken Label)

6/22/2022
Latest up from Spoken Label (Our Poet/Artist/Writer Podcast) features our returning friend, Sarah James also known as Sarah Leavesley to talk about her latest poetry collection from Verve Poetry Press "Blood Sugar, Sex, Magic" The book is described as "Blood Sugar, Sex, Magic is award-winning poet Sarah James’s exploration of 40 years living with type one diabetes, a life-threatening autoimmune condition that is now treatable, but remains incurable. The collection tracks her personal...

Duration:00:26:57

Chelsea Tadeyeske and Edie Roberts (Spoken Label, June 2022)

6/15/2022
Returning to Spoken Label after a long break are two dear friends (off) ours the wonderful Chelsea Tadeyeske and Edie Roberts who we met in Manchester years back (speaking to us from the Gamli Skoli Residency on Hrisey Island) in Iceland Chelsea Tadeyeske is a poet, performer, and bookmaker from and currently based in Milwaukee, WI. She is the founding editor of pitymilk press where she publishes short-run chapbooks and edits both online and print journals. Edie Roberts is a...

Duration:00:26:56

Kimberley Goldie ((The Lancashire Wellness Witch) Spoken Label, June 2022))

6/8/2022
Latest up from Spoken Label features a special Podcast with Kimberley Goldie aka The Lancashire Wellness Witch. In this very special Podcast we talk to Kimberley about her work in the NHS and how it has now led to her work as the Lancashire Wellness Witch where in her own words about the services she offers "to help people be happier, healthier and take charge of their own wellbeing. And I aim to do this as naturally as possible, with just a little sprinkle of Lancashire magic!" More about...

Duration:00:19:45

Nick Toczek (Spoken Label, June 2022)

6/6/2022
Latest Spoken Label session (Spoken Word / Poetry / Author) session features the wonderful Nick Toczek. Born in Yorkshire in 1950, Nick has been writing since he was a child, began getting his poetry published in his mid-teens, did his first public readings when he was nineteen, and had his first collection of poetry published when he was twenty-one. Since then, he’s done more than fifty thousand performances and presentations, has worked in more than forty countries, has published more than...

Duration:00:58:12

Scott Hill (Spoken Label, June 2022)

6/1/2022
Latest up from Spoken Label features newcomer to the spoken word scene, previously from Stafford but now based Manchester, flash fiction writer Scott Hall. More about Scott Hill can be found at: https://www.instagram.com/hozart_heron/

Duration:00:25:16

Mark Jackson (Spoken Label, May 2022)

5/24/2022
Latest Episode from Spoken Label (Author/Poet/Storyteller Podcast) features the storyteller Mark Jackson. Mark's bio says "In 2010 Mark started writing. After the initial euphoria of finding an outlet for that creative fire burning within since childhood, he soon realised that the world wasn't quite ready for his tales of Ian Brown drinking piss, cocaine induced paranoia, The Stockholm Monsters, the inner workings of a massage parlor, of pretending to be Norman Whiteside in Las Vegas,...

Duration:00:22:29

Melissa Sussens (Spoken Label, May 2022)

5/18/2022
Latest up from Spoken Label (Poetry / Author / Artist) Podcast features Melissa Sussens (she/her). Melissa is a queer South African veterinarian and poet. Her work has appeared in Capsule Stories, Horse Egg Literary, Kissing Dynamite, SFWP Quarterly and Anti-Heroin Chic, among others. She was runner up for the New Contrast National Poetry Prize. By day she works as a small animal veterinarian and whenever she’s not doctoring animals, she assists in teaching Megan Falley’s Poems That Don’t...

Duration:00:29:49

Christina Alagaratnam (Spoken Label, May 2022)

5/15/2022
Latest up from Spoken Label (Our Author / Poet / Artist Podcast) is a kinda bonus episode you could say before we bring her on for a full session in the Autumn is the wonderful Christina Alagaratnam. Christina describes herself as "I'm a writer, author, playwright and podcaster. I've published my work on Amazon and work on the London theatre scene. Now, I run my own podcast called The Night Writer, creating content for the insomniacs." In this episode we talk about the forthcoming...

Duration:00:16:37

Charles Haffner (aka Chuck Haffner) (Spoken Label, May 2022)

5/10/2022
Latest Spoken Label session (Spoken Word / Poetry / Author / Artist Podcast) features the wonderful Charles Haffner. Charles is from Florida. He describes himself as "I have a few passions, one being my love to express myself through Tanka and various other poetic forms. This passion started in my late teens when I read Edgar Allan Poe and Elizabeth Barrett Browning. After a 30 year hiatus I decided to actually write poetry to cope with taking care of my terminally ill mother. That is when...

Duration:00:27:13

Elisabeth Horan (Spoken Label, May 2022)

5/3/2022
Latest up from Spoken Label (Spoken Word / Author / Artist Podcast) is a interview with the wonderful Elisabeth Horan. Elisabeth is a poet, mother, and small press publisher living in the wilds of Vermont. She is the author of numerous poetry chapbooks and collections, and the Editor-In-Chief of Animal Heart Press. Elisabeth is passionate about discovering new voices and mentoring emerging poets. She is also a fierce advocate for those impacted by mental illness. More about Elisabeth can be...

Duration:00:28:05

Leonie Rowland (Spoken Label, April 2022)

4/27/2022
Latest Spoken Label session features the wonderful Leonie Rowland. Leonie Rowland is a writer living in Manchester, UK. She is currently doing her PhD with the Manchester Centre for Gothic Studies at Manchester Metropolitan University, where she researches commodity animism in the Japanese Gothic. Leonie is Editor-in-Chief of The Hungry Ghost Project and Assistant Reviews Editor at The British Society for Literature and Science. Her writing has been published widely, and she won Third...

Duration:00:39:17

Rosie Rayworth (Spoken Label, April 2022)

4/20/2022
* Contains Pieces of a adult nature * New from Spoken Label (Spoken Word / Author / Artist Podcast) features the wonderful Rosie Rayworth, originally from Sheffield, now Manchester poet and drummer for the country / folk band Millie Milner and The Deadnames. Pieces read out in this session include: 1. Barbies 2. The Tree 3. Wandering Hands

Duration:00:26:27

Quigley CB (Spoken Label, April 2022)

4/13/2022
Latest up from Spoken Label (Spoken Word / Poetry) Podcast features newcomer the storyteller / short story writer Quigley CB. More about Quigley can be found at: https://www.instagram.com/quigley_cb/

Duration:00:36:54

Ushiku Crisafulli (Spoken Label, April 2022)

4/6/2022
Latest up from Spoken Label (Poetry/Spoken Word Podcast) is our returning friend who we first chatted all the way just after we first got going back in 2016, Ushiku Crisafulli Ushiku is a chef, poet, playwright, actor, performance artist, comedian, musician, writer, spoken word and hip hop artist, and founder of the OpenMind Collective which curates community focused cross-genre creative collaborations through live events with a multi-disciplinary focus. He runs the various Bards projects...

Duration:00:41:28

Alta H Mabin (Spoken Label, March 2022)

3/29/2022
Latest episode from Spoken Label (Spoken Word / Writer / Poet Podcast) heads over to South Africa to speak to our returning friend Alta H Mabin. Alta is a South African writer, poet and publisher. She has published many e-books and over 20 full paperbacks. She is also the editor and publisher of Poets Unlimited & Haiku for your soul - both international poetry magazines. She advises she writes in all poetic genres but lean fully and wholeheartedly towards haiku. She also hosts a poetry...

Duration:00:30:38

Culain Wood (Spoken Label, March 2022)

3/22/2022
Latest Spoken Label (Poetry / Author Podcast) features the wonderful Culain Wood from Salford. Culain Wood is also the host off 'Rhyming Words' which is a new spoken word night at the Globe, Glossop. More details of which (1st event) is at: https://www.facebook.com/events/488963932948540/ Poems read out in this session include: 1. Stop watching the news 2. I was watching the news 3. There's a dog barking 4. Just on what on Earth

Duration:00:25:57

Moshe Mikanovsky (Spoken Label, March 2022)

3/16/2022
Latest up from Spoken Label features the wonderful Moshe Mikanovsky. Moshe is the author The Resurrector (New Degree Press). The book is described as "Can someone be brought back from the dead? Could it change the life of the living? The Levi family is in their darkest hour. The sudden death of Nir, the middle child, launches a dark journey filled with moments of light and hope. An estranged father and son, a loving older brother, and a religiously devout but sad younger sister, are...

Duration:00:36:58

Andrea Carter Brown (Spoken Label, March 2022)

3/9/2022
Latest up from Spoken Label (Poet/Artist Podcast) features Andrea Carter Brown, author of 'September 12'. Poet and editor Andrea Carter Brown is the author of three previous poetry collections: The Disheveled Bed (CavanKerry Press, 2006) and two chapbooks, Brook & Rainbow (winner of the 2001 Sow's Ear Poetry Review chapbook contest) and Domestic Karma, (Finishing Line Press, 2018). This session talks about her new collection 'September 12'. This book has being described as "“A more...

Duration:00:57:48

Rebecca Kenny (Spoken Label, March 2022)

3/3/2022
Latest Spoken Label session features the amazing Rebecca Kenny talking about her debut poetry collection 'Crash and Burn'. 'Crash and Burn' covers the events off "At 7.21am on October 1st 2021, Rebecca Kenny was driving to work when she lost control of her car. Skidding on oil and into the path of an oncoming vehicle, she was directly hit, breaking her back, neck, pelvis and sternum - a grand and somewhat impressive total of eleven bones. Following a week in a Major Trauma Centre and...

Duration:00:51:10

Dean Rhetoric (Spoken Label, February 2022)

2/25/2022
Latest Spoken Label session is from Dean Rhetoric. His collection Cancer [+Pop Punk] is described as a "meditation on teenage angst, loss and alienation, backdropped by the music of Rhetoric’s formative years. Cancer [+Pop Punk] is full of poignant, often devastating poetry, told through forms which cleverly navigate the overlap between words and music, where ‘black octaves’ are ‘blooming under the skin’. Rhetoric is a poet with a big heart, proud to pin it to his shirtsleeve, in these...

Duration:00:34:07