Adrian Slatcher Online

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

Bonbon Experiment on EMOM Compilatiom

EMOM (Electronic Music Open Mic) nights have been a wonderful movement over the last few years led by the vision and persistence of Martin Christie. This has now manifested itself … Continue reading

November 5, 2021 · Leave a comment

New Story in Confingo

Pleased that my story “Ten Minutes in Every Hour” is included in the new issue of Manchester’s excellent Confingo Magazine alongside new stories, poems, reviews and art. The story asks … Continue reading

November 5, 2021 · Leave a comment

New Poems Published

I’ve been writing a lot of poems during “lockdown” and pleased that two of these, tangentially related to the times we live in have now been published. “Milieu” appears in … Continue reading

April 14, 2021 · Leave a comment

Best British Short Stories 2020

I am very pleased to have been included in Salt’s Best British Short Stories 2020 with my story “Dreams are Contagious” which appeared on line at Litro magazine last year. … Continue reading

August 4, 2020 · Leave a comment

Retcher & Doppelganger In Lockdown Episode 1

Many years ago I wrote an ongoing serial about Retcher & Doppelganger, two itinerant fools, a la Vladimir and Estragon or Stoppard’s Rosencrantz and Gildenstern. Their “episodes”, comic and surreal, … Continue reading

April 13, 2020 · Leave a comment

New Music

2020 sees the release of ONLY EVER DOING WHAT’S EXPECTED OF YOU IS A TRAGEDY PART 1 and PART 2 – 2 new full length albums (my 36th and 37th) … Continue reading

February 22, 2020 · Leave a comment

“Dreams are Contagious”

New Story “Dreams are Contagious” is now online at Litro US. A story about Donald Trump, dreams, East European app developers, geek sex, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Bitcoin and Pizza Delivery, its … Continue reading

November 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Alan Smithee Experience

Last Thursday saw the fourth performance of the Alan Smithee Experience, an occasional musical collaboration between me and David Gaffney, at the Golden Lion in Todmorden as part of Anthony … Continue reading

February 10, 2019 · Leave a comment

Best British Short Stories 2018

I am more than pleased that my story, “Life Grabs”, which appeared online at Empty State in 2017, was picked out by editor Nicholas Royle to appear in Salt’s annual … Continue reading

July 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

A Few Words

I don’t get asked to do many commissions as a writer, even when my interests and approach would make me an obvious candidate, so it was particularly rewarding earlier this … Continue reading

July 1, 2018 · Leave a comment