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

Audio: Playing Solitaire for Money

“Playing Solitaire for Money” was launched at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation in Manchester in January 2011, alongside JT Welsch’s “Orchids”. Will Carr, from the Foundation introduced us, and kindly … Continue reading

September 17, 2011 · Leave a comment

Simon Armitage

Simon Armitage seems forever young, but he’s now 48, a testament to how long he’s been in the public eye as one of our favourite poets. I first encountered him … Continue reading

September 3, 2011 · Leave a comment

Video: A Colossal Machine

I haven’t read this poem from Playing Solitaire for Money that often, so its nice that it was recorded when I opened my short set at the 2011 Manchester Book … Continue reading

September 3, 2011 · Leave a comment