David Gledhill talks about his art and ‘In Camera’, his book collaboration with author Nicholas Royle

On the first anniversary of the publication of In Camera by author Nicholas Royle and artist David Gledhill, Roelof Bakker from Negative Press talks to David Gledhill about the background to the paintings featured in the book and what it was like collaborating with fellow-Mancunian, author Royle. For your work, you source materials from both … Read moreDavid Gledhill talks about his art and ‘In Camera’, his book collaboration with author Nicholas Royle

Read an excerpt from ‘In Camera’

This is the opening story of In Camera with text by Nicholas Royle and art by David Gledhill. Father was treating a man who had slipped and fallen in the street outside our house. J and I were in the bushes, watching through the window of the consulting room. We were using binoculars made from the … Read moreRead an excerpt from ‘In Camera’

Author David Rose interviews Nicholas Royle about ‘In Camera’

Nicholas Royle by Roelof Bakker NEGATIVE TALK. Acclaimed author and art and book lover David Rose (Vault, Posthumous Stories) asks some sprightly questions to Manchester-based author, editor and lecturer Nicholas Royle about In Camera, his collaboration with artist David Gledhill. In Camera is a beautifully realized project, and raises a number of intriguing questions. But first, when did you … Read moreAuthor David Rose interviews Nicholas Royle about ‘In Camera’

‘In Camera’ London launch, 10 May 2016 at the Soho Collective

What a great evening the London launch of In Camera was. Many thanks to everyone who attended. The event took place at the Soho Collective on Moor Street on 10 May 2016, with German author and publisher Meike Ziervogel contributing by leading a discussion about the book, focusing on its setting in East Germany during the Cold War, David’s Gledhill … Read more‘In Camera’ London launch, 10 May 2016 at the Soho Collective

‘In Camera’ Manchester launch at Anthony Burgess Foundation

In Camera had its Manchester pre-publication launch on Tuesday 3 May at the Anthony Burgess Foundation in Manchester. Andrew Biswell, director of the Foundation, chaired this entertaining evening, with Nick reading two texts from the book and David explaining his approach to painting. Three paintings featured in the book were exhibited on the night. Big thanks … Read more‘In Camera’ Manchester launch at Anthony Burgess Foundation

A new book: In Camera by Nicholas Royle and David Gledhill

In Camera by author Nicholas Royle and artist David Gledhill, is published 10 May 2016. New texts by Nicholas Royle are mixed up with paintings by David Gledhill adapted from snapshots of a family photo album discovered in a flea market in Frankfurt. This fourth book to come from Negative Press London is set in East Germany during the … Read moreA new book: In Camera by Nicholas Royle and David Gledhill

Q&A | Ashley Stokes from Unthank Books

Since publishing Still in 2012, Roelof Bakker has met a number of unique personalities in the world of independent publishing, people who are passionate about books and writing and do things in their own particular way. People like Meike Ziervogel from Peirene Press, an imprint specialising in publishing European novellas translated into English; Nicholas Royle who publishes chap … Read moreQ&A | Ashley Stokes from Unthank Books

‘Still’ | Shortlisted for Saboteur Indy Lit Award

Still is shortlisted in the Saboteur Indy Lit Awards for Best Mixed Anthology. Congratulations to all the talented Still writers and many thanks to everyone who has been so supportive of the book. Readers are invited to vote for the book, details at Saboteur Shortlist

New year, new book: ‘First Novel’ by ‘Still’ contributor Nicholas Royle

What a wonderful way to start the new year with a new novel by Still contributor and mentor, Nicholas Royle. First Novel (Jonathan Cape, 2013) is actually his seventh novel! I haven’t had the chance to read this, although I have been admiring the cover artwork. ‘Gloriously noir-ish, intricately plotted, proper wince-inducing stuff… A cutting-edge, vital … Read moreNew year, new book: ‘First Novel’ by ‘Still’ contributor Nicholas Royle