Negative Press at the Small Publishers Fair 2016

Negative Press London will be taking part in the Small Publishers Fair 2016 taking place at Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4QL, Friday 4 and Saturday 5 November, both days from 11am to 7pm. We are delighted to be sharing a table with Michael Atavar from Kiosk Publishing. All Negative Press books will … Read moreNegative Press at the Small Publishers Fair 2016

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

Strong Room | reviewed

David Hebblethwaite has included Strong Room in his early-February reading round-up on his book blog, Follow the Thread. He writes, ‘Where Still was perhaps more about space, this collection is focused on detail, and how physical objects can be both permanent and transient…Wildgoose’s text approaches the same issues as Bakker’s photographs from a different angle; all adds … Read moreStrong Room | reviewed

Nina Killham interviews Roelof Bakker

Still writer Nina Killham interviewed Roelof Bakker for her blog a couple of days ago and asked him about the background to Still and Strong Room and how Negative Press London came about. Read her post, here

Still, still being reviewed

It’s wonderful to see Still is still being shared, and as a result also being reviewed. Two intelligent reviews appeared in November in the Short Review and in literary magazine Wasafiri. Sara Baume, the Short Review, 13 November: ‘Inviting writers to compose stories as a specific response is risky business for an editor, but Bakker has been spectacularly … Read moreStill, still being reviewed

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 moreA negative birthday…

Saboteur Awards 2013 | ‘Still’ runner-up ‘Best Mixed Anthology’

Negative Press London celebrated success last Wednesday at the Saboteur Awards ceremony at the Book Club in Shoreditch, where Still came runner-up in the category Best Mixed Anthology. Congratulations to all the winners and runners-up and thanks to Sabotage Reviews for organising this fun literary event, with some wonderful performances. Great to meet Robin and Ashley … Read moreSaboteur Awards 2013 | ‘Still’ runner-up ‘Best Mixed Anthology’

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 moreQ&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 moreQ&A | Nina Killham