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Write On! Audio, Podcasts & Videos.

Write On! Podcast

Write On! is Pen to Print’s free print magazine. Along with the digital Write On! Extra, it showcases a powerful, diverse writers’ network. The publication is now expanding to include Write On! Audio – the new podcast ‘For Writers Everywhere.’ Write On! Audio will be introducing listeners to some fabulous writers, while creating opportunities to access readings, advice, industry insights and news in this new way.

Pen to Print endeavours to bring you down-to-earth advice from people who’ve  ‘been there and done that’. Through Write On! Audio, as well as the related Pen to Print podcasts, you’ll get to meet many of our writers and creative friends; all of them keen to share their own journeys with you.

Pen to Print & Write On! Audio Podcasts can also be found on AnchorFM 
Pen to Print Videos can also be found on YouTube
Please note that the opinions given in podcasts and videos are the contributors own and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Pen to Print, The London Borough of Barking and Dagenham or our partners.

We have also added links to podcasts and videos from other writing organisations that we think you will find useful.


Enjoy Pen to Print and Write On! Audio Podcasts, featuring our own writers and partners

Write On! Audio Episode Three

Write On! Audio Episode Three: November 2021

Write On! Audio Episode Two

Write On! Audio Episode Two: October 2021

Write On! Audio Episode One

Write On! Audio Episode One: September 2021

Write On! Extra Interview with Leo Ulph

Write On! Extra Interview with Leo Ulph talking about Upload on BBC Radio Kent

Write On! Extra - Free Writing Exercise

Write On! Extra – Free Writing Exercise with Sarah-Jane Page

Write On! Extra - My Larder by Mary Walsh

Write On! Extra – My Larder by Mary Walsh

The Selkie Hunt by Nuala Clarke

The Selkie Hunt by Nuala Clarke – Pen to Print Competition Winner

Steam Train by Gloria Maloney

Steam Train by Gloria Maloney – Pen to Print Competition Winner

Gboyega has been writer in residence with Rabbits Road Institute Library supported by Pen to Print since 2020, working on a new set of poems and interviews which came together in pamphlet Two stops short of Barking, published in May this year and available to buy here. Listen now as Gboyega Odubanjo delivers an audio-essay-as-journey through Dagenham, specifically around the Becontree Estate where he lives. The audio piece features three poems from Gboyega’s pamphlet ‘Two stops short of Barking’, plus music, documentary footage, popular cultural references, field recordings and more. Made in collaboration with Lucia Scazzocchio of Social Broadcasts.

Alternative Stories

New and original literature, drama and poetry

Alternative Stories and Fake Realities is a podcast and spoken word audio production company making original audio drama, poetry and fiction. They work with writers, actors, musicians and sound designers to bring stories to life and they have listeners all over the world.

If you enjoy stories that will surprise you or challenge your expectations there will be plenty of content for you to enjoy. You can listen to Alternative Stories content on all major podcast platforms including Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Podchaser and many more. Listen to all of their content on a variety of podcast platforms via this link

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Posdcasts by Women’s Prize for Fiction/ Bird Lime Media

Every week, join journalist and author Yomi Agedoke, and inspirational guests, including Elizabeth Day, Sara Pascoe and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie as they celebrate the best books written by women. They’ll discuss this year’s shortlisted titles, explore the life-changing books that sit on other women’s bookshelves and talk about what the future holds for women writing today. The Women’s Prize for Fiction is one of the most prestigious literary awards in the world, and has been running for over 25 years, and this series will offer unique access to the shortlisted authors and the 2021 Prize winner. Sit back and enjoy.