Scott Manley Hadley is an internet-based writer, poet, blogger, vlogger, editor, rapper, anti-comedian, interviewer, dog owner AND MORE. He produces content that engages with sex, mental illness, love and physicality (especially hair loss), and often asks the question: it is possible for a man to write about masculinity without sounding like a prick?

Scott Manley Hadley was Highly Commended in the Forward Prizes for Poetry 2019.

His first book, Bad Boy Poet, is published by Open Pen. Order direct from the publisher here.

Order his prose chapbook, My Father, From A Distance (illustrated by Kofi Boamah) from Selcouth Station Press.

Visit Scott Manley Hadley’s “literary lifestyle blog” at or browse a selection of his work by clicking the following links:

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Bad Boy Poet: LIVE IN DALSTON. Poems and songs performed to celebrate the launch of Bad Boy Poet at Burley Fisher Books, Dalston, England:

On BBC3:

Short film by Scott Manley Hadley, Sad Man On A Beach (after B. S. Johnson):

Many more videos can be found – including his 2017 web series, TotNTV – on Scott Manley Hadley’s YouTube channel.

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