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ArtyParti - Writers on the Radio

ArtyParti - Writers on the Radio

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This show was 12th in the global student radio chart and 47th in the global interview chart.

Meet five writers who work in varied pursuits around the North East. We chat about how to make the most of the writing scene, with heaps of advice for emerging creatives.

This week's guests:

Mandy Maxwell, poet & performer who runs The Stanza, a monthly poetry & spoken word event at The Exchange in North Shields.

Kirsten Luckins, producer for Apples and Snakes, England's leading organisation for performance poetry.

Tony Gadd, a poet from Seaham; "A new voice, with a unique perspective, he's open, honest and not afraid to say what others avoid."

Victoria Watson; Creative Writing tutor, blogger and the organiser of the Newcastle leg of Noir at the Bar, and runs weekly Creative Writing workshops in Newcastle and North Tyneside.

Iain Rowan, author of "One Of Us", the Creative Director of the Sunderland Festival of Creative Writing, & runs twice-monthly writers’ group Holmeside Writers in Sunderland.

ArtyParti was produced & presented by Jay Sykes.