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Writer/Musician

 

Leo Cookman is based in the Southeast of England.

 

Writing

Leo is currently a writer/researcher for the YouTube channel Wisecrack, with over 2 million subscribers. He also contributes to Hong Kong Review of Books and Philosophy Now magazine. His writing is featured in Penguin's 'Poetry of Sex' Anthology, The Best of Manchester Poets Anthology, Ladybeard Magazine, Living in the Future Magazine, Eyewear Review, Now Then Magazine and many more.

Music

Leo has been performing for over 15 years and gigs up and down the UK from Manchester (Manchester Academy, Night & Day) to London (12 Bar, Borderline) and in America, from New York City (Sidewalk Cafe, Pianos) to Austin Texas (The White Horse). In the UK he was resident compere at The Brighton Showcase and performs at festivals including Maps, The Great Escape, Manchester Food & Drink Festival, The Faversham Hop Festival and many more. He has three albums available on iTunes and Spotify and a 6-track EP available on Bandcamp.

 

(Photography by Christiana Lopez & Leo Cookman)

 

 
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Good Morning Mr. Magpie

by Leo Cookman

Available on iTunes now. Click here.

Essays

 

 
 

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