Best slam poetry podcasts we could find (Updated June 2017)
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Mile High Poetry Slam Podcast
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We discuss all things Poetry Slam in the Denver metro area. Mercury Cafe, Slam Nuba, Minor Disturbance, Hear Here.
 
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Poetry Slam
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Recordings from the 2009 Oxford University Online Poetry Slam competition. The event invited students to submit an MP3 recording of an original poem or narrative, of no longer than 3 minutes in length, for a University-wide competition. The event was judged by Heidi Vaughan (Oxford Playhouse), Bernard O'Donoghue (Fellow in English specialising in Modern Irish and Medieval English Poetry), Sian Robins-Grace (RSC Member, Oxford Alumna and Oxford Poetry Slam Finalist), and Steve Larkin (organis ...
 
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IndieFeed: Performance Poetry
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The best spoken word artists working in the field today!
 
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Wax Poetic: Poetry from Canada
Weekly
 
Your weekly appointment with the muse.Listen to interviews and readings with Canada's top spoken word, slam, and literary poets. Canadian poetry, its best.
 
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Write About Now Podcast
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The WANPoetry Podcast features poets performing at Write About Now at Avant Garden in Houston.
 
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The Round, Seattle
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Abbey Arts presents exclusive live recordings from THE ROUND, a music & arts event held monthly in Seattle since 2005. The Round's home venue is Fremont Abbey Arts Center, a nonprofit 501(c)3 venue for intimate concerts, literary & visual arts, storytelling with The Moth, modern dance, and more. Download new recordings including rare collaborations between musicians. Past performers at The Round include: Damien Jurado, Mary Lambert, Rosie Thomas, Jesse Sykes, David Bazan, John Van Deusen (Th ...
 
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Kimo's Den of Iniquity
Monthly
 
Talk about poetry, philosophy, coffee, politics, apathy, conspiracy theories, painting, theater and anarchy
 
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SlamCenter
Monthly
 
SlamCenter is a sports-style show featuring the latest poetry slam news highlights and analysis. Boston Poetry Slam co-host Kevin Spak, Mill City SlamMaster Zeke Russell, and a cast of reporters and analysts bring you the ins outs and overtimes of the National Poetry Slam and select NorthBEAST events. Produced by Andy Locke with technical assistance by Thomas Dodson.
 
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Chicago Poetry Tour Podcast
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From the neighborhood library of Gwendolyn Brooks, to the Union Stock Yards, where Chicago became Carl Sandburg’s “Hog Butcher for the World,” to the birthplace of slam poetry, the Chicago Poetry Tour explores the city’s history through its dynamic poets and poetry.
 
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JPMedia: Sermon Slam
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like a poetry slam, but for sermons
 
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Verb Radio YOUR Urban Talk Connection
 
We are now The Verb Radio Network featuring The Verb and Kimz Wimz Radio. Verb Radio is YOUR Urban talk connection. We put the word on the streets, featuring news, talk, current events, entertainment by independent artists and culture that matters to the urban community.
 
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Ya Dig Poetry
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Urban Poetry slam
 
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Judah Israel Michael's podcast
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This hard-hitting, truth telling, no holds barred, more real than reality tv, poetry transcends the slam, spoken-word, and arts and entertainment catagories. It bites the hand that feeds the lips of man-pleasers and suck-ups. So enjoy. The premier poem is "Speaking My Peace" - a poem that has to be heard to be believed, and even then... The PDF is available on www.judahisrael.com on the lyrics page. Many of my poems are posted there as well.
 
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ABizzles culture corner
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Poetry, slam poetry and independent music
 
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Yasmin Mogahed
Monthly+
 
Yasmin Mogahed received her B.S. Degree in Psychology and her Masters in Journalism and Mass Communications from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. After completing her graduate work, she taught Islamic Studies and served as a youth coordinator. She also worked as a writing instructor at Cardinal Stritch University and a staff columnist for the Islam section of InFocus News. Currently she’s an instructor for AlMaghrib Institute, a writer for the Huffington Post, an international speaker, a ...
 
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Slam Chasm
Monthly
 
Welcome to the Slam Chasm.
 
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Cheap Seats
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The best of global poetry slams, panel discussions, stand-up comedy, lectures and conferences
 
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Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
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Nearly 160 years after it was first published, Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass continues to inspire, enthrall and educate generations of readers. This collection of poems serves as a vehicle for Whitman's philosophy, ideals, love of nature and mystical musings and it subsequently became one of the corner stones of American literature. Whitman was inspired to write Leaves of Grass based on Ralph Waldo Emerson's clarion call for a truly American poet who would tell of its glories, virtues and v ...
 
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IndieFeed: Performance Poetry
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The IndieFeed Performance Poetry Channel uncovers the best of today's cutting edge spoken poetry artists, delivering their work via single-serving shows optimized for mobile use. Think of it as a poetry slam, or an exciting, dynamic poetry reading, right at your fingertips! Recordings arrive one at a time, several times each week. The single-serving format allows the listeners to add these recordings easily into their media collection with no fuss. And best of all, each podcast gives the lis ...
 
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Ammar AlShukry
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Ammar AlShukry is the AlMaghrib Grand Slam Champion, excelling in his involvement at every capacity volunteer, original Ameer of QTayybah, HQ staff, graduate and now instructor.Ammar began seeking knowledge in New York with a wide variety of teachers in Quran, Hadith, Aqeedah, Fiqh and Tafseer.Beyond the tri-state he was able to benefit from scholars throughout the United States such as Shaykh Salah Al-Sawwy, Dr.Hatem El-Haj, Shaykh Mamdouh Mahmoud, and extensive study with Vice-President of ...
 
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Project Podcast (VLP)
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Project Podcast, an experiment by the Vermillion Literary Project, reports VLP news and other literary news from around the world, shares clips of local events such as our VLP poetry slams, and, will, no doubt, enrapture all who listen.
 
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TONES FOR THE HEAD
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listening sessions for the third ear ~ cut-up collage edits & free-format mixtape compilations eclectic selective assemblage ~ ranging from difficult to easy listeningvarious genres ~ various artistsinstrumentals . songs . spoken_word oddly modified - modly oddifiedmerging into medleys of metapsyphonicaCustomer Review: "Constantly Unfolding""AgentA mixes together a wide assortment of music, clips of commercials and television audio into a smooth moving assemblage that both challenges and gro ...
 
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Adnan Rashid
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Ustadh Adnan Rashid is active in dawah and has visited over 30 countries for this purpose. Adnan Rashid has attained a number of ijazas in hadith from reputable hadith authorities. His chains of hadith go back to the Prophet (sllallahu alaihy wa salaam)… via Shah Waliullah Dehlawi as well as Imam Shawkaani. He attained his BA with honors in history from Birkbeck College, University of London. He is currently pursuing postgraduate studies in history at the same university. He has appeared on ...
 
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Lord of the Isles, The by SCOTT, Sir Walter
 
In stunning narrative poetry, the story begins during the time when Robert Bruce, Earl of Carrick has been hunted out of Scotland into exile by the English and their allies. Bruce returns over sea from the Island of Rachrin: but is forced to land close to hostile forces at Artonish Castle on the seacoast of Argylshire. Seeking refuge from tempestuous seas, Bruce begs shelter from Ronald, Lord of the Isles: inadvertently on the day of his marriage feast to the beautiful Edith of Lorn. Bruce's ...
 
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Journals Out Loud: 323 Confessing a crush, shady guys, self harm, slam poetry, period cramps and more. With Louise Palanker Joshua Elizondo Jilly Halperin Jabbar Lewis Tara Bianco KatieMichal Pullen Ryan Tabb and Sean Lusk JOL! or listen to the audio stream.By askewedviews@gmail.com (Louise palanker).
 
Episode 266 of The Drunken Odyssey, your favorite podcast about creative writing and literature is available on iTunes, or right click here to download. On this week’s show, I talk to fiction writer Shasta Grant, the Kerouac House resident from the spring of 2017, about novel writing, planning and plotting, and finding the life in the words. NO ...…
 
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Mile High Poetry Slam Podcast
 
This week, we break down the open mic and slam from the Mercury Cafe, review the feature set from Joy Young, and interview Denver slam legend, Jen Rinaldi! Jen opens up about what lead her to the Mercury Cafe, her 2006 national championship, coaching various teams from 2007-2009, and the 2011 Slam Nuba national championship team that she coache ...…
 
She said, PICK MY BRAIN! Ep 11, the Juneteenth edition of Beyond The Word w. Suite Franchon lets us in on a one-on-one coaching session with new spoken word preneur, Andrea Nicole Williams. Andrea just publicly ignited her artistic journey, 9917™, two months ago in Charlotte, North Carolina. Our resident poet neophyte gets the opportunity to pi ...…
 
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The David Pakman Show
 
--On the Show: --Our long-form investigation into political correctness, including a history of the term, and whether it is too liberally or conservatively applied in modern culture --A 48-year-old white man kills one and injures ten after driving a truck into a crowd of mosque-goers following evening Ramadan prayers in Finsbury Park, London -- ...…
 
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The David Pakman Show
 
--On the Show: --Our long-form investigation into political correctness, including a history of the term, and whether it is too liberally or conservatively applied in modern culture --A 48-year-old white man kills one and injures ten after driving a truck into a crowd of mosque-goers following evening Ramadan prayers in Finsbury Park, London -- ...…
 
--On the Show: --Our long-form investigation into political correctness, including a history of the term, and whether it is too liberally or conservatively applied in modern culture --A 48-year-old white man kills one and injures ten after driving a truck into a crowd of mosque-goers following evening Ramadan prayers in Finsbury Park, London -- ...…
 
Mike finally announces his new podcast The Graveyard Shift! (Itunes graveyard shift with Sheldon and Mike, artwork has the cartoon skulls on a tombstone) Facebook.com/thegraveyardshiftpod John does some Beat Poetry Slam jamming to accompaniment by Mike and Ben We tackle Street Fighter 2 yet again. Mike gets to expound on Breath of Fire and do h ...…
 
Actor Ben Mendelsohn on new film Una; Melanie Joosten's novel Gravity Well; was the Croaking Chorus from the Frogs of Aristophanes slam poetry?
 
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Turtle's Paradise
 
Wherein Tj and Chris break a little girl’s dolls AND swipe her necklace, beat an injured friend about the head with a frying pan, and celebrate the meteoric rise of Jake Guentzel. This week’s beer: East End Big Hop Music credits: Opening Theme: OMFG! GET OUT OF THERE!!! (Run!) by Cyril the Wolf Closing Theme: Treason (Battle with the Four Fiend ...…
 
BIBLE READING AND BIBLE STUDY – EPISODE 3IN THIS EPISODE… 01:04 We discuss today’s topics – Bible Reading and Bible Study We start off with some assumptions we hold. As followers of Christ, we believe Scripture is: Inspired – the Holy Spirit didn’t tell the writers what to say, as He worked through the personalities and writing style of the pro ...…
 
This week, we present stories of science and fatherhood.Part 1: As a teenager, comedian Gastor Almonte seeks answers about some of the scientific terms he hears around school.Part 2: Medical student Usman Hameedi struggles to live up to his father’s expectations while also pursuing his art.Gastor Almonte is a storyteller and stand up comedian b ...…
 
This week, we present stories of science and fatherhood.Part 1: As a teenager, comedian Gastor Almonte seeks answers about some of the scientific terms he hears around school.Part 2: Medical student Usman Hameedi struggles to live up to his father’s expectations while also pursuing his art.Gastor Almonte is a storyteller and stand up comedian b ...…
 
This week, we present stories of science and fatherhood.Part 1: As a teenager, comedian Gastor Almonte seeks answers about some of the scientific terms he hears around school.Part 2: Medical student Usman Hameedi struggles to live up to his father’s expectations while also pursuing his art.Gastor Almonte is a storyteller and stand up comedian b ...…
 
Bobby's reaction to being gassed at the dentist, slam poetry trivia and Eddie takes heat for being a "bad dad"
 
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Mile High Poetry Slam Podcast
 
This week, we review the youth slam from 6/11/17, discuss the hard truth of poetry as therapy, and interview Slam legend, Theo "Lucifury" Wilson! Topics include avoiding cliche with familiar themes, 2007, 2011, and 2014 Slam Nuba teams, what it takes to win a national championship, and the relevance of a teddy bear suit, pregnant belly, and dee ...…
 
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Hearing Our Hearts
 
Sitara and Nameh share a very powerful piece of poetry written by Omar Holmon who lost his mother to cancer. We also listen to and discuss Matthew O'Reily's TED talk about being honest with the dying. If you were to pass away tomorrow what would you want to feel forgiven for? What are you doing to express love to the people in your life right n ...…
 
Crimes and Treason's This week hosted Francis Arevalo with his new album The lions we are. Interviewed by Horsepowar, we talked about Slam Poetry, youth groups, and Mental Health in Hip-Hop. Hosted by Issa Aairn and Also guest Pink Pearl aka Mircosoft aka Cherhez. Relly Rels and Homeboy Jules put it down on the wheels of steels. #wedemboyzandgi ...…
 
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Under the Crossbones - The Pirate Podcast
 
Poets have existed for centuries. So who's to say there weren't a few among the pirates as well? There certainly are now. Steve Sanders aka Blackbead and his group Seadog Slam are taking pirate poetry to Pirate Fests, Ren Faires, and Steampunk Fests. This is one of those topics I never figured we'd be talking about on this show, but Steve does ...…
 
Vanessa Kisuule is a writer, performer, burlesque artist and general empress of blag based in Bristol. She has won several slam titles including Farrago Schools Out Slam Champion 2010, Bang Said The Gun Award, Poetry Rivals 2011, Next Generation Slam 2012, Slambassadors 2010 and South West Hammer and Tongue Slam Champion 2012 and most recently ...…
 
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Do Tha Knowledge Radio
 
Black Page- Bum Rush The Page Peace and Black Power Family, Welcome to another episode of Do Tha Knowledge Radio. The place where Knowledge is Born. I am your host Knowledge Born Allah. This is our Melanin Magic Monday episode and we are honored to welcome the Queen of Spoken who comes to us in the righteous name of Black Page. A wise force to ...…
 
Robot Pizza Van - Now in 3D Audio! Just listen like you normally do on regular speakers or headphones. We're using ambisonics (stereo is left-and-right, surround sound adds forward-and-back, ambisonics adds up-and-down) and binaural audio (takes the shape of your head into account?? Binaural audio is best experienced with headphones but still g ...…
 
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Mile High Poetry Slam Podcast
 
This week, we review the open mic and slam at the Mercury Cafe. We break down the AMAZING features, RJ Walker and Jose Soto from Salt Lake City, and discuss the roles of feminism, research, and silliness in slam with Katherine Grace Scott. Topics include Gender Non-binary, Intersectionality, the 2017 Mercury Cafe slam team, and Persona Poems.…
 
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Journey to a Milestone Mind
 
LISTEN TO EPISODE NOW: Podcast Script Below By Dave Nelson, Founder at Milestone Mind June 7, 2017 “Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.” — Viktor Frankl Viktor Frankl’s book Man’s Search for Meaning has been rightly ...…
 
Truj had some rosé, Brian geeks out about Steven Universe, and they both talk about their favorite midnight breakfast experiences. Make sure to tweet us your breakfast routines for next week's episode! We are @MIMPodcast on Twitter and we'd love to hear from you. Links and Shownotes Soylent.com - Coffiest South Street Diner - Boston, MA Constan ...…
 
Tonight I am joined by Bre Hougue and Laura Wright Landrum to discuss the legacy of Muhammad Ali. Bre is a native of Louisville, the hometown of Ali. She will discuss her earlier memories of the late boxer and activist, and how she incorporates his spirit into teaching. Laura is a baller-turned-boxer from Seattle. She discusses her journey into ...…
 
In this episode, I take things in yet another direction. Instead of focusing on just one artist or event, I am trying to be able to do more of a weekly magazine type show, highlighting whatever it is that I ended up doing that week. As this idea grows, I hope to get a few more people on board to act as “correspondents” and maybe even putting ou ...…
 
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Extra by No Boundaries
 
This episode tells the story of Pure Ink Poetry, a collective of spoken word poets based in and around Buffalo NY. Members of Pure Ink perform and compete in poetry slams from around August–March each year, hoping to collect enough points to compete in the final slam of the year: the Slamtastic Slam. A slam is the competitive art of performance ...…
 
Ruminate – Azam Rais Ruminate was a spoken word event organised by Poet X in February 2017 where we showcased among the biggest talents of the contemporary poetry scene. In this fifth episode of the Ruminate series, we present to you our very own Azam Rais. Azam Rais writes and performs exclusively in rhythm and rhyme. His poetry aims at invoki ...…
 
Mary Fons, from the likes of PBS’ Love of Quilting and the Paper Girl Blog joined Rick Kogan in the studio to talk about her journey from Iowa to Chicago to become a poet, her mother, a legendary quilter & the difference between a professional quilter and a hobby quilter. She reminisced about the ‘electric’ poetry slams at The Green Mill & the ...…
 
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Women Transcend-Pod - Women transcend!
 
Lots of women have been hurting since the ugly discourse of the Trump campaign and eventual election, as well as the acceptance by many of the rise of toxic masculinity. We haven't spoken aloud about it very much, but women are feeling trauma. What we have neglected to notice perhaps in our own contemplation and grieving, is whether girls and y ...…
 
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Mile High Poetry Slam Podcast
 
This week, we review Slam Nuba and the Mercury Cafe, talk a hard truth about losing a venue to gentrification, and Wheeler Light and I fix all the problems with poetry slam! Topics include growing up in the 90's, mental illness, fighting against the patriarchy, gentrification, and feelings vs. nuance.…
 
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RePlacing Church: Local Spirituality, Innovative Community & Social Change with Ben Katt
 
Gideon Tsang is a pastor with Vox Veniae in east Austin, Texas which pioneered Space 12, a unique non-profit collaborative space which serves as a neighborhood gathering point hosting art shows, concerts, slam poetry events, computer classes, and dance classes, while partnering with neighborhood associations and varying organizations. In this e ...…
 
Another week of pettiness and poetry with your favorite petty poetry consultants. Our FIRST guest: singer, writer, SLAM poet, actress, and mom, Nikki Gray joins us to talk art and the evolution of her art forms.
 
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The Dry Shave Show
 
Ivan and Byron are joined this week by Vancouver stand-up and founder of the Comedy Shocker Mark Hughes to discuss the craft of comedy and what is or is not funny and acceptable to joke about. They also chat about victim worship and other societal horrors such as prison rape and slam poetry before getting into news stories about Nazi pugs, a ha ...…
 
Ruminate - Yohanna Yusrinal Ruminate was a spoken word event organised by Poet X in February 2017 where we showcased among the biggest talents of the contemporary poetry scene. In the third episode of the Ruminate series, we present you a true force of nature who lives in words and breathes words into life. A captivating performer, she oozes co ...…
 
The Book Project belatedly celebrates National Poetry Month with guest Morgan Govier, who shares her experiences with poetry as both a published poet and a marketing assistant and publicist. We talk about the ups and downs of self-promotion, how to plan a poetry reading, and what it takes to get your work published. Find The Book Project on Fac ...…
 
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Mile High Poetry Slam Podcast
 
This week, we debut a new segment in the podcast: The Hard Truth. We also break down the open mic, slam, and feature - Ashe Vernon. Our interview is Mercury Cafe venue champ, Connor Marvin! Topics include gender identity, depression's role in art, open mic and slam etiquette, the power of the ridiculous, and the Mercury Cafe national slam team.…
 
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RNZ: Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm
 
Ken Arkind is an American National Poetry Slam Champion,Tedx Speaker, and educator who has performed his work through-out the world. And he's just graduated from the Manukau Institute of technology's Creative Arts Programme.
 
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RNZ: Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm
 
Ken Arkind is an American National Poetry Slam Champion,Tedx Speaker, and educator who has performed his work through-out the world. And he's just graduated from the Manukau Institute of technology's Creative Arts Programme.
 
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For Books' Sake: Championing Writing by Women
 
We survived the apocalypse, but if you’re anything like us this week, you still want to escape. So this episode, Paul and Jane are sharing their recommended reads for when you just need to get away from it all, including… The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley Pussy, King of the Pirates by Kathy Acker The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova Th ...…
 
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MOOD SWINGS: A 365ABERDEEN PODCAST
 
Episode 8 is here and it's the first 2 parter with a guest, the wonderful Molly McLachlan. Molly is a performance poet based in Aberdeen but who has gigged extensively throughout Scotland as well as performing at slams in New York City. I spoke to Molly about her various mental struggles, poetry, drugs and other topics that popped up. Please no ...…
 
In case you missed it, here's the very first episode of our podcast, Help Me Understand! In the Wake of Freddie Gray + No Justice, No Lebron + Millennials Be Like... + Does Slam Poetry Still Live? --- Featuring: Mike Wallz (Soundcloud: @mike-wallz) Shannon Wallace Amin Drew Law --- Creator: Randi Gloss Executive Producer + Editor: Jamie Benson ...…
 
This week, we're honoured to have Slam Master Ashley VanWyck on the show! Never been to a slam before? We'll be talking about what the Windsor Poetry Slam is like, as well as featuring one of Ashley's poems! Follow the Windsor Poetry Slam on Facebook, their website, or on Instagram! Windsor Poetry Slam is the 4th Tuesday of every month at Phog ...…
 
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