Adrian Slatcher Online

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

In Search of Dubnium

I’ve not posted on here for a while – but had to mention the lovely anthology “Dear Watson – the very elements in poetry” which I contributed to, and which … Continue reading

December 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Time for Cake

My poem “The Frozen Sea” is in the new issue of Cake Magazine, out of Lancaster University, nice really, as it was where I studied my first degree – and … Continue reading

July 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Poem for Valentine’s Day

A suitable poem for Valentine’s Day, one I wrote, oh, years ago, you don’t need to know. One Day You Will Ask Me One day you will ask me what … Continue reading

February 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Bare Fiction Magazine – new poetry

I have 3 poems “The Mutables”, “May the Livid Times Settle” and “Impressions Between Places” in the 2nd edition of Bare Fiction, a magazine of new poetry, fiction, plays and … Continue reading

April 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Poetry Reading, Manchester, Saturday 10th August 2013

I will be reading poetry at a new night at the Town Hall Tavern in Manchester on Saturday 10th August at 20:30 in the evening alongside the always excellent Tom … Continue reading

July 28, 2013 · Leave a comment


I’m pleased to say that the new issue of The Rialto features my 4th appearance in the magazine – a poem called “Beauty”. Quite a lot of NW poets in … Continue reading

November 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

“Her Jazz” for Pussy Riot

I recently wrote a poem to show support for the Russian artists Pussy Riot. Russian translation is by Cat Paronjan. You can buy the eBook “Catechism: Poems for Pussy Riot” … Continue reading

November 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

Playing Solitaire for Money

“Playing Solitaire for Money” is a collection of lyric poems, which are contemporary in form and subject. It’s roughly split into three types of poems. The first third are poems … Continue reading

March 15, 2012 · 1 Comment


Sonnet The sound of your voice and the sight of your departing, The nape of your neck, and the way your hair falls – Did I not make clear how … Continue reading

February 11, 2012 · 1 Comment

Nottingham Poetry Reading

Nottingham Poetry Reading

Nottingham Poetry Reading

December 11, 2011 · Leave a comment