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

Matthew Welton

Matthew Welton’s poetry first appeared in magazines, and alongside a number of Faber poets in their shortlived Faber Firsts. These poems and more formed his first collection, “The Book of … Continue reading

July 25, 2010 · Leave a comment

David Mitchell

It must have been a review of David Mitchell’s debut novel “Ghostwritten” that made me go straight out and buy it. I read it in one stretch, marvelling at his … Continue reading

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Gwendoline Riley

Gwendoline Riley came to attention with her slim first novel “Cold Water” in 2002. Immediately acclaimed, it caused particular interest in Manchester, where she lived, where it was set, and … Continue reading

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C.D. Wright

I first read C.D. Wright in Poetry, extracts from her “One Big Self: Prisoners of Louisiana”, a fascinating work, with poems by Wright and photographs by Deborah Luster, and from … Continue reading

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Juxtaposition #4

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Welcome to My New Website

Welcome to my new website. I am a writer, based in Manchester, who writes poetry, fiction and non-fiction, as well as working with music and digital formats. This website has … Continue reading

July 25, 2010 · Leave a comment

Extracts from “Levona”

Extracts from “Levona” (a work in progress) was published by Knives, Forks and Spoons Press in early 2010. It is 48 pages long and includes 4 long poems, “Piece”, “A … Continue reading

July 24, 2010 · Leave a comment

Magnus Mills

When his debut novel “The Restraint of Beasts” was shortlisted for the 1998 Booker Prize (when it should have won over McEwan’s “Amsterdam”) Magnus Mills was charicatured as the “writing … Continue reading

July 24, 2010 · Leave a comment

Chris McCabe

Chris McCabe is a contemporary British poet who has published two excellent collections from Salt, “The Hutton Inquiry” and “Zeppelins.” I first read Chris’s work when I was editor of … Continue reading

July 24, 2010 · Leave a comment
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