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The Spoken World Podcast

50 EpisodesProduced by The Spoken World PodcastWebsite

Spoken Word is truth from broken pieces of our hearts that bleed from our pen to paper.When we share the experiences and inspiration behind the worlds we create on paper with different parts of the world, we realize that we are really not as different as we like to think we are.

50 Episodes | 2018 - 2021

A Golden Heart Part 2

November 11th, 2021

19:32

The journey to Max and Keira's Law. How 12 year old max, diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy, a condition where his heart was too large to pump …

A Golden Heart Part 1

November 11th, 2021

21:41

The journey to Max and Keira's Law. How 12 year old max, diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy, a condition where his heart was too large to pump …

Sex Is Art

April 15th, 2021

33:51

On this Episode we talk to the founders of Sexquisite Events, Maedb Joy and Carmen Ali. Maedb Joy is the founder of Sexquisite Events, a community arts project for sex workers. She is also 1/3 of the poetry writing …

Man Of Action

April 1st, 2021

31:39

I'm back! It's Season Four of the podcast by storytellers for storytellers with the amazing Steven T. Seagle from Man Of Action, the creators of Ben 10, Generator Rex and Big Hero Six! We get to listen to his journey …

Thriving In Sex Work - Part Two

December 3rd, 2020

36:52
  • It's part two with real and authentic sex workers and former sex worker Lola Davina, discussing relationships, marriage and self care in the sex …

Thriving In Sex Work - Part One

November 26th, 2020

38:59
  • Raised in a society that believes sexuality which is unfairly skewed towards women, we are curious about women who offer services in the sex …

Berlin Syndrome

November 19th, 2020

28:36

AFRICA IS BLEEDING.

Find out more about what's happening and how you can help here: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-54678345

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Three Seconds (The Informer)

October 29th, 2020

35:34

AFRICA IS BLEEDING. 

Find out more about what's happening and how you can help here: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-54678345 

Independence Special!

October 4th, 2020

36:53

Nigeria is 60 years! The podcast celebrates by giving you a unique stream of Nigerian spoken word poetry. Meet the poets!

GONE

September 17th, 2020

45:01
  • The GONE series is ranking top five on my list of best YA novels. Imagine my shock when Michael Grant, the author of over a hundred books and the …

Would You Have It Any Other Way?

September 9th, 2020

41:11

The podcast is back with deep spoken word poems by the world's finest. We talk family and relationships on this episode with three amazing guests.

Under The Rug

July 15th, 2020

35:45

Nick Courmon (NDC_Poetry) is a spoken word artist from Greensboro, NC. He enjoys using his art to address a myriad of social issues in addition to mental health awareness. He has work published in BROAD magazine, a …

Caging Skies (Jojo Rabbit)

July 1st, 2020

27:12

Christine Leunens is a New Zealand based author of three books. Her second book, Caging Skies, was the inspiration behind the 2019 Oscar winning Taika film, Jojo Rabbit. Starring award winning actors Scarlet Johannson, …

A Broken Childhood

June 11th, 2020

36:43

Imagine a childhood where the child lives in absolute fear of their biological parents. Where each day, that child would pray for an uneventful time …

Spoken Word Is Truth

May 28th, 2020

49:17


Spoken word is truth from broken pieces of our hearts that bleed from our pen to paper. A lot has been going on in the world with hate crime, prejudice and discrimination. Today we talk those sensitive issues the way …

Half The Size But Twice The Life

May 13th, 2020

43:41

Can't believe it's been three years already! And what better way to kick off season three than some motivation and positive thinking from author, health and fitness coach, Carli Jay.  A couple years back, Carli had a …

Season 3 Trailer

May 10th, 2020

1:24

Third time's the charm. Here's a sneak peak to the excitement we've got stored up for you! New episodes every Thursday starting May 14th with Huwa and Daisy.

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Q&A Special

February 19th, 2020

41:16

It's the season finalé you guys!!! Can't believe we made it this far. And as is tradition from season one, my friends, family and I listen to questions sent in from the fans of the show and give our honest (goofiest) …

The Present is A Gift

February 5th, 2020

46:43

Our guests on this episode play a little bit with time in their books. How much does our "future" influence the present? New York Times Bestselling author, Chigozie Obioma, takes us on his journey to publishing the …

FLASH EPISODE

November 27th, 2019

57:23

Five Strong Women: Leanne Moden, A.R.I.A, Robyn Kaur Sidhu, Courtney Kiolbassa and Mahek Jangda share their spoken word pieces, their story and …

Navigating Life

October 25th, 2019

26:53

Ever felt like you're drowning in responsibilities while striving your best to be the greatest you can be, then wonder if your efforts are even worth …

MUSH (Tough Love Pt 2)

September 26th, 2019

36:10

Part Two of Tough Love. We go deeper into Domestic Violence as it relates the children in the family. Are our African parents depressed? How do we …

Tough Love

September 11th, 2019

54:19

Tough Love is a true life story of Aalia Lanius who authored it. Read it and find out how Aalia got out of an abusive relationship while fighting cancer. Aalia's optimism and will is nothing short of amazing and I am so …

The Orphan's Code

August 22nd, 2019

45:32

C.R.R. Hillin discusses her amazing debut fantasy book, The Orphan's code, the world of publishing, and her trials as a female autistic writer. Cat is so much fun to chat with! Oh and there's a surprise at the end!

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Think Like A Man

August 10th, 2019

45:10

Hilarious and fun filled episode with JD Shapiro. We discuss his experience as a writer, working with late comic book legend Stan Lee and his new book, Think Like A Man.

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Never Say I Can't

August 10th, 2019

47:50

Jason David Frank, famously known as The Green Ranger in the Mighty Murphin Power Rangers, takes us on an amazing journey from before catching the media's eyes as the longest power ranger in the series to surprising us …

10.10.12

April 24th, 2019

45:28

Deeply emotional piece by Project, 10.10.12 explores the what ifs and what haves in the modern time where bullying is a rising cause of suicide in …

Honam

April 10th, 2019

45:17

Cynthia Amoah, originally from Ghana speaks with her powerful spoken word piece, "Honam" meaning skin. We talk about the concept of colorism and how …

Can I Kiss You

March 27th, 2019

57:28

Welcome Welcome to Episode One of Season Two! On this episode we talk about sexual harassment and the culture of respect with American educator, …

BLOOPERS!

January 16th, 2019

21:26

To round off such an amazing and thought provoking season, I bring you the mistakes, funny moments, call drops and everything that got cut out during the post production.
Great reviews from listeners all done with my …

Putney

December 6th, 2018

19:50

It's the 1970s and a rising star in London, Ralph, is approached by renowned novelist Edmund Greenslay to score a stage adaptation of his most famous …

Perfect Love

November 29th, 2018

17:04

Onome is unhappily married to Temi and after six years of marriage, she bumps into her ex-boyfriend (the love of her life) and now she can't get him …

A Touch Of Gold

November 15th, 2018

19:08

Just Don't Give Up!

Debut author, Annie Sullivan, takes us deep with her amazing book, a touch of gold, inspired by the myth of King Midas and his …

The Flicker Of Old Dreams

November 7th, 2018

21:55

Mary Crampton has lived all of her thirty years in a small Western town called Petroleum. She watches as the town slowly dies after the tragedy …

Please Stay/ Dirt in the Dust

November 1st, 2018

36:22

Love lost, abuse and forgiveness. Please stay delves deep into the common rift between fathers and sons. Join the conversation with founder of bymepoetry, Susan Llewelyn.

Secrets, Scandal, Threesomes.
Ivie M. Eke …

Forgiveness/Happy Place

October 17th, 2018

23:19

The world is a cruel and unfair place. Rachel Hall is determined to make sure we retain kindness and love for one another with her piece, Forgiveness.
It is more for you than whoever offended you. But then, what do you …

Outro/ If I Would Have Waited

October 11th, 2018

22:59

Sam Olayemi asks a thought provoking question with his amazing piece, OUTRO.
"Anyone who is sexually abused is instructed to 'speak up' to get justice, but what happens when the abused is barely five and her abuser his …

Infractions

September 26th, 2018

23:55

Rolling tires, gasoline and a match stick... All that's left is for someone to scream "thief" at an innocent/guilty soul before they are set to …

Three

September 19th, 2018

15:07

Sophia Griffin shares a piece, "Three", that talks about family and important connections.
Join the conversation as we discuss love lost maybes and better days.

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Black Man/ D-D-Donnie

September 13th, 2018

22:58

In this two in one episode SPECIAL, we are joined by two up and coming artistes, Trina and Gemini. Both ladies share pieces close to their hearts. Trina and I discuss Trap music and social media; how are both …

A Life For A Life

September 5th, 2018

19:29

Mel takes us through her self discovery journey having survived an abusive relationship with two children for her abuser.
Her daughter barely born saved her life.

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It Hurts To Grow

August 30th, 2018

14:33

Ari Safari in her moving piece, "It Hurts To Grow" expresses the hardship and triumphs she faces while growing up.

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Sleeve

August 22nd, 2018

14:12

Heartaches and Heartbreaks. Going forward or staying back. Jared and I have a go at our experiences with the matters of the heart.

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Eyes of Truth/ Pupils of Reality

August 16th, 2018

20:48

Felice Mathieu teaches the ways men and women hurt each other in relationships and what a good man and woman should do.

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When You Say You Love Her

August 9th, 2018

20:41

What does it mean to fall in Love. You ever been in Love? Does it Hurt?
Kevin Bateman from Ireland discusses how he met his mystery woman.

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Forget

August 2nd, 2018

21:59

Omoh, Nene and I discuss the "Friend zone". The unpopular zone that seems to get most of us swept up. Maybe, just maybe, there's a way out.

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Hurricane Ellie

July 25th, 2018

18:32

Jen Leahy from the North of England shares a very special piece dedicated to her little girl, Ellie.

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She's Just A Friend

July 23rd, 2018

16:03

Join the crazy fun discussion with Chizi on another episode of the podcast, "She's Just A Friend". We want to figure the secret of the "Just Friends" in a relationship. Are they really Just Friends?

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Dear Fake Friend

July 22nd, 2018

15:54

There are those people who are never there for you. They just pretend to be.
On this episode I talk about friendship with an amazing funny friend of mine, Ramsey Umeh.

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