Adrian Slatcher Online

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

The Supersaturated World of Rachel Maclean

This was written in a rush before Christmas for the Anthony Burgess Prize for Arts Journalism. It didn’t make the shortlist, announced today but it would be a shame if … Continue reading

January 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Everybody Hurts (a story)

It’s 25 years since R.E.M.’s breakthrough bestseller “Out of Time”. There’s a new boxset coming out, and even interviews with the band members about this – the album that took … Continue reading

November 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Bedroom Cassette Masters Vol.8

I’m very pleased to be featured on the Bedroom Cassette Masters series of downloads for the 3rd time. Put together by the industrious Simon Holland this rediscovers those 80s bedroom … Continue reading

May 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Reading the Other – Chorlton Arts Festival

Next Monday, 23rd May, come along to Proof bar in Chorlton for READING THE OTHER as part of the Chorlton Arts Festival. Reading The Other: a literary reading with a … Continue reading

May 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Reading at Victoria Baths

On Sunday 1st May, the Inklings writing group I’m part of are reading and selling books and pamphlets at the Victoria Baths Book and Record Fair. From 11am-4pm with readings … Continue reading

April 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

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

Two Poems at St. Anne’s Book Market

Last year, for the third time I think, I read at Comma Press/Literature Northwest’s public celebration of the diversity of Manchester writing, the St. Anne’s square book market – and … Continue reading

September 21, 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

VLAK Magazine

I’m very pleased to be in the new VLAK Magazine, a curated art and literature magazine from Prague, thanks a lot to one of the editorial board, Louis Armand for … Continue reading

May 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Footnotes in Search of a Horror Story

This story was originally published online at Fleeting Magazine, which unfortunately no longer seems to be with us, which means that its gone from the internet; not the first thing … Continue reading

March 1, 2015 · Leave a comment