Adrian Slatcher Online

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

Acrobat Above the Sky (a concept 1985-2022) by Bonbon Experiment

Acrobat Above the Sky (a concept 1985-2022) by Bonbon Experiment is now available to stream and download. My 41st album, its 14 songs across just over 50 minutes telling the … Continue reading

December 13, 2022 · Leave a comment

New Fiction in The Greenhouse

I’m pleased that my story The King’s Piper is in the 2nd issue of new Macclesfield magazine The Greenhouse. Edited by Tom England, its a beautifully produced selection of poems, … Continue reading

October 13, 2022 · Leave a comment


Nb_zine (@Nb_zine on twitter) was launched in July with issue 1 – the Culture Issue. Alongside a non-linear 7000 word essay on culture, it included a poem, a game, a … Continue reading

August 11, 2022 · Leave a comment

A Personal Anthology

The writer Jonathan Gibbs runs a weekly newsletter/blogpost which has given me much joy in these strange times. Simply put, he asks a writer, critic or similar to put together … Continue reading

June 22, 2022 · Leave a comment

Talking About Poetry

Very pleased to be interviewed for Peter Humphrey’s literary podcast “First Impressions” – along other poets. I read a few poems and talk about my poetry, my fiction, and Some … Continue reading

April 30, 2022 · Leave a comment

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