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 more Q&A | Ashley Stokes from Unthank Books

Strong Room debuts at Off the Shelf event, Monday 13 January

Roelof Bakker and Jane Wildgoose are delighted to take part with Jan Woolf in SHORT STORY AND THE IMAGE this Monday 13 January at Blacks in London’s Soho. Hosted by author Carol Topolski (Monster Love, Penguin 2008), Jan Woolf will be discussing and reading from her short story collection Fugues on a Funny Bone (Muswell … Read more Strong Room debuts at Off the Shelf event, Monday 13 January

A negative birthday…

Today is our first birthday and we are feeling remarkably negative about everything in a positive kind of way. A big thank you to all the writers involved for making Still happen. Many thanks too to the readers, bloggers and shops (particularly Foyles and Tate Modern) for your treasured support. Exciting times lie ahead as our … Read more A negative birthday…

Q&A | Deborah Klaassen

DEBORAH KLAASSEN LIVES IN LONDON. She is a Dutch, London-based blogger, essayist, philosopher, copywriter and the author of the horror novel Bek dicht en dooreten! (Shut up and eat!). She came to Still via James Miller and contributed the story ‘How To Be a Zombie’. She’s currently writing a crime novel. When did you write … Read more Q&A | Deborah Klaassen

Q&A | Nina Killham

NINA KILLHAM currently lives in Melbourne. She is the author of three novels: How to Cook a Tart, Mounting Desire and Believe Me. She also writes short stories and screenplays. For Still she contributed ‘My Wife the Hyena’, which has been selected for inclusion in the annual anthology The Best British Short Stories 2013 (Salt), which is published next week. She’s … Read more Q&A | Nina Killham

‘Still’ | A collage and slideshow of photographs from the anthology

Actor and fervent reader William Rycroft, posted a concise review of Still on his blog on 3 January 2013, alongside some other books he recommended as essential reading (including Nicholas Royle’s First Novel). ‘The anthology is incredibly diverse, featuring some writers I had heard of and read before like Richard Beard, Nicholas Royle and Evie Wyld. Others were … Read more ‘Still’ | A collage and slideshow of photographs from the anthology

Story | ‘Chopin in the Dust’ by Tim Sutton

The first posting of short-listed stories from the Negative Press London/Foyles short story competition is by Tim Sutton – a composer and lyricist from east London. [hr] Chopin in the Dust The woman from the theatre left three messages. So grateful… perfect for the… (What was it?)… some Chekhov on a shoestring. She had said she would come … Read more Story | ‘Chopin in the Dust’ by Tim Sutton

Q&A | Ava Homa

AVA HOMA LIVES IN TORONTO, CANADA. She is a Kurdish-Iranian-Canadian writer. Her collection of short stories, Echoes From the Other Land was nominated for the 2011 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award. Ava’s writings have appeared in various journals including the Toronto Quarterly, Windsor Review and the Kurdistan Tribune. She’s finishing work on a her first … Read more Q&A | Ava Homa

‘Still’ competition: winning story ‘Piano’ by AJ Ashworth

Negative Press London is excited to post the winning story of the Still/Negative Press London/Foyles short story competition. To celebrate the publication of Still, writers were invited to write a story up to 500 words, inspired by the photograph ‘The Stage (Piano)’ by Roelof Bakker. The winning story, ‘Piano’, is written by AJ Ashworth and … Read more ‘Still’ competition: winning story ‘Piano’ by AJ Ashworth

Find ‘Still’ in Foyles on Charing Cross Road

Foyles Art section third floor, Still

A rainy day, perfect for a bit of browsing and a coffee in a bookshop… If you’re near Charing Cross Road, pop into Foyles and you can find Still in the anthologies section on the ground floor… And in the art section on the second floor… Also, the first floor café serves a pucka flat white (actually … Read more Find ‘Still’ in Foyles on Charing Cross Road