Adrian Slatcher Online

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

“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

Clancy is 50 by Bonbon Experiment

The new Bonbon Experiment album – 10th since resurrecting the name in 2007 (and 35th in total) – is now available to stream and download. A strong collection of 10 … Continue reading

December 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Last Days of the Midland

Alongside Nicholas Royle, David Gaffney, Sarah-Clare Conlon, Sarah Butler and Elizabeth Baines I performed at the Didsbury Arts Festival in July as part of the RE/Place(d) event. My story “Last … Continue reading

August 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Interesting Drug: Arts & Music Podcast

Episode 2 (Listen here) Its “Festival Season” as Adrian Slatcher’s poem begins the 2nd episode of “Interesting Drug” Manchester’s new arts and music podcast. With Manchester International Festival coming to … Continue reading

July 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

EEK! by EEK!

EEK! by EEK! is a new project of electronic instrumental music. 8 tracks of jittery electronica taking in old school techno, acid and trance, and mixing with contemporary dubstep, glitch, … Continue reading

June 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

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