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

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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

Over and Back

“Over and Back” is one of the older poems in “Playing Solitaire for Money”, written in 2005. I sometimes baulk at the idea of writing nature poetry. I have always … Continue reading

November 2, 2011 · 1 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

Manchester Independent Book Market Reading

I’ll be reading at the Manchester Independent Book Market in St. Ann’s Square, from “Playing Solitaire for Money”, along with other poets, performance and otherwise, and fiction writers on Saturday … Continue reading

June 18, 2011 · Leave a comment

Political Poetry

A while back, I remember a Michael Mackmin editorial in the Rialto where he wondered where the political poets and poems of the day were. Around the time of the … Continue reading

March 27, 2011 · Leave a comment

Two Poets: JT Welsch & Adrian Slatcher – 19th January 2011

JT Welsch and Adrian Slatcher will be reading from their new Salt Modern Voices Collections “Orchids” and “Playing Solitaire for Money” respectively at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation, Cambridge Street, … Continue reading

January 3, 2011 · Leave a comment

Writing a Poem

One of the most recent poems in my collection “Playing Solitaire for Money” is called “Late Love.” It’s the poem that you see if you check my profile on Salt’s … Continue reading

November 7, 2010 · 2 Comments
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