Adrian Slatcher Online

Adrian Slatcher writes poetry, fiction and criticism, and lives in Manchester.

Archiving My Music

As some readers will remember, I also write and record music, mostly electronic, usually, though not always, vocal. I began recording in 1982 when I was 15 and just had … Continue reading

May 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

New Poems at All the Sins

It’s been too long since I’ve had any poems published so I was particularly pleased that the online magazine All The Sins has chosen two of my poems “Artist Pop” … Continue reading

May 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

Podcasts & Performances

I’ve recently been involved in a number of collaborative activities. Myself and David Gaffney performed at THE ENEMIES PROJECT NW I was also interviewed for the FAT ROLAND Podcast about … Continue reading

March 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Supersaturated World of Rachel Maclean

This was written in a rush before Christmas for the Anthony Burgess Prize for Arts Journalism. It didn’t make the shortlist, announced today but it would be a shame if … Continue reading

January 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Everybody Hurts (a story)

It’s 25 years since R.E.M.’s breakthrough bestseller “Out of Time”. There’s a new boxset coming out, and even interviews with the band members about this – the album that took … Continue reading

November 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Bedroom Cassette Masters Vol.8

I’m very pleased to be featured on the Bedroom Cassette Masters series of downloads for the 3rd time. Put together by the industrious Simon Holland this rediscovers those 80s bedroom … Continue reading

May 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Reading the Other – Chorlton Arts Festival

Next Monday, 23rd May, come along to Proof bar in Chorlton for READING THE OTHER as part of the Chorlton Arts Festival. Reading The Other: a literary reading with a … Continue reading

May 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Reading at Victoria Baths

On Sunday 1st May, the Inklings writing group I’m part of are reading and selling books and pamphlets at the Victoria Baths Book and Record Fair. From 11am-4pm with readings … Continue reading

April 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

In Search of Dubnium

I’ve not posted on here for a while – but had to mention the lovely anthology “Dear Watson – the very elements in poetry” which I contributed to, and which … Continue reading

December 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Two Poems at St. Anne’s Book Market

Last year, for the third time I think, I read at Comma Press/Literature Northwest’s public celebration of the diversity of Manchester writing, the St. Anne’s square book market – and … Continue reading

September 21, 2015 · Leave a comment