Adrian Slatcher Online

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

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

July 25, 2010 · Leave a comment

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

July 25, 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