Adrian Slatcher Online

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

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

The Writer at the Multiplex

In 2002 I applied for a creative writing lectureship at the University of Luton. I was interviewed and had to provide a piece on my “research interests.” At the time … Continue reading

February 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Living with My Sister in Anaheim (1996)

I wrote this story in 1996, one of a series of “American” stories I wrote after visiting the West Coast the previous summer. I’d just started to try and write … Continue reading

November 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Unthology 4 – new story anthology

I’m pleased to announce that I’ve a story in Unthank Books new Anthology – or rather “UN-thology” “Unthology 4” alongside a range of other excellent names. You can buy it … Continue reading

October 23, 2013 · 1 Comment

The End of Memory

I’m pleased to have a piece in the Manchester fanzine The Shrieking Violet. Natalie Bradbury the editor asked me if I had something, and gave me free range to write … Continue reading

August 18, 2013 · 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

Top Hits of 2012 by Bonbon Experiment

A new CD of my musical recordings is now available to download or to stream via my music website. TOP HITS OF 2012 is the 4th CD under the Bonbon … Continue reading

January 5, 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