Andy N

Biography

Andy N is the author of nine full-length poetry collections including 'Return to Kemptown' and 'The End of Summer' and numerous split poetry books with his wife Amanda Nicholson (also known as Amanda Steel) and the Europa series with Nick Armbrister among others.

He is the co-host of Chorlton's always welcoming Literature Open Mic Night 'Speak Easy' which meets on the 1st Weds of each month and he does ambient music under the name of Ocean in a Bottle.

He is the host and the creator of 'Spoken Label', a poet, writer and artist Podcast series also the co-creator of 'Reading in Bed', a literature review podcast he does with his partner Amanda Steel and hosts and co-hosts other Podcasts such as Comics Unity, Wrestle Up and the Koll, Andy and Amanda show,

His official website is onewriterandhispc.blogspot.co.uk/ and he is always interested in undertaking performing / new projects. His email address is aen1mpo@yahoo.co.uk

PUBLICATIONS / BOOKS:

SOLO BOOKS:

1st Book 'Return to Kemptown' (2010) (Reissued 2020)
2nd Book 'The End of Summer' (2015)
3rd Book 'The Birth of Autumn (2018)
4th Book 'the streets were all we could see (2020)
5th Book 'Underground Haiku' (2021)
6th Book 'Haiku of life (2021)
7th Book 'Dock Leaves (2022)
8th Book 'In the Midst of Winter' (2022)
9th Book - From the Diabetic Ward' (2023)

SPLIT BOOKS:

'A Means to an End' (with Jeff Dawson) (2011)
'Europa' (with Nick Armbister) (2014)
'Europa II' (with Nick Armbister) (2016)
'Europa III' (with Nick Armbister) (2019)
'Run away with me in 7 words' (with Amanda Steel) (2019)
'Europa IV' (with Nick Armbrister) (2020)
'The lockdown was all we could see' (with Amanda Steel) (2020) 'The snow was all we could see' (with Amanda Steel) (2021)
'Run away with me again in eight words' (with Amanda Steel) (2022) 'Europa V' (with Nick Armbrister) (2022)
'Europa VI' (with Nick Armbrister) (2022)
'Feathers for Hena' (with Steven Flint, Charles R Haffner, Kim Brake, RJ Tungsten, James (Jim) McManus, Dina Nassour, Alta H Mabin and others) (2022) 'Poems from the Rising Sun' (With Alta Mabin, Charles R Haffner, Katerine E Winnick, Janet Scarborough and RJ Tungston) (2022)

CHAPBOOKS:

'Mystery Story (2014)
(http://www.origamipoems.com/poets/211-andy-n)

Selected scenes from the end of the world (2020)

Games People Play (2020)

ROLE REVERSAL:

Book 1 - The Hour of the Wolf (2017)

THE BARBARIANS OF THE WALL

Book 1 - Enemy of the Wall (2018)
Book 2 - Buried alive on the Wall (2020)

FROM FRIENDSHIP TO LOVE

From Friendship to love I (2017)
From Friendship to Love II (2019)

NON FICTION:

Adventures in sound and music - articles for the Sunday Tribune Volume 1 - 2019 to 2021 (2021)

FORTHCOMING:

Europa VII - Total Disarmoument (With Nick Armbrister) (Mar 2023)

Haiku in Bloom (Spring Haiku)
(10th Full length Poetry Book - May / June 2023)

Eco Haiku (Haiku book with Tony Andrews) (Split Haiku book Summer 2023)

Changing carriages at Birmingham New Street (11th and final full length poetry book, Autumn / Winter 2023)

End of the Party and other flash fiction stories (2024)

Untitled Novel with Elizabeth Faitarone (2024 / 2025)

Untitled Short Stories Collection (with Amanda Nicholson (2024 / 2025)

Untitled Novel (2025)

Videos

Peterloo
Recorded at Peterloo in August 2019, this is a poem about one of the blackest days in Manchester history.

Books

Europa 7 Total Disarmament
Price: Free! Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2023 by Nick's Poetry Books. Categories: Poetry » U.K. Poetry, Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Returning from the front of Europa VI – The Beginning of the End looks at the end of the war with Poets Nick Armbrister and Andy N instead of facing the machine guns, taking the readers back home to face whatever is waiting for them there.
Europa 6 the Beginning of the End
Price: Free! Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2022 by Nick's Poetry Books. Categories: Poetry » U.K. Poetry, Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Standing their ground with everything they have, “Europa VI – The Beginning of the End” follows almost immediately straight on from “Europa V: Falling from View” with Poets Nick Armbrister and Andy N taking the reader right back to the beginning of a bloody invasion.
Europa V: Falling from View
Price: Free! Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2022 by Nick's Poetry Books. Categories: Poetry » U.K. Poetry, Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Europa V: Falling from view is visionaries and poets Andy N and Nick Armbrister at their very best acting like poetic reporters in a variety of snapshots looking at war from none judgment angles offering a unique window into everything that went beyond and offering more than a few hints about what will happen next.
Europa 2 - The True Cost of War
Price: Free! Words: 9,860. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2021 by Nick's Poetry Books. Categories: Poetry » U.K. Poetry, Poetry » Themes & motifs » Death
This new ebook collection of work by Andy N and Nick Armbrister as well as a follow up to 2014’s Europa is as much a sequel to their previous book but is also a different way of looking at real life stories featuring ordinary people and conflict with stories ranging from World War I up to the present day.
Europa One Ebook – In the Dark Valley Between the World Wars
Price: Free! Words: 9,860. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2021 by Nick's Poetry Books. Categories: Poetry » U.K. Poetry, Poetry » Themes & motifs » Death
This is a book about anti war poetry but North West of England Writers, Andy N (author of 'Return of Kemptown' and co author of 'A means to an End) and Nick Armbrister (author of various books) who have fused together a short collection of poetry tackling the way war affects the ordinary man and woman.
Europa IV – The Long Night Goodbye
Price: Free! Words: 9,310. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2021 by Nick's Poetry Books. Categories: Poetry » U.K. Poetry, Poetry » Themes & motifs » General
Back in a very different kind of trench, Europa IV – the long night goodbye looks at war and the costs of life again with an art-brush with an accessibly that takes you in the middle of the conflict, before and after and will leave an indelible impact on readers.
Europa 3 - Peace Sells
Price: Free! Words: 9,620. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2019 by Nick's Poetry Books. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Europa 3 - Peace Sells Ebook version. Following from the harsh reality of Europa II - 'The true cost of war', 'Europa III - Peace Sells' looks at war again like an exploding bomb.

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