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
A big thank you to everyone for submitting stories to the Still short story competition organised by Negative Press London and Foyles – London’s iconic independent bookseller. All the entries were read by Roelof Bakker (editor, Still) and Lisa Bywater (local marketing manager, Foyles) who together selected a shortlist of ten stories. These ten stories … Read more
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
DAVID ROSE LIVES IN ASHFORD. He was forty when his debut story was published in the Literary Review. He has since had around three dozen stories published in literary magazines and anthologies, as well as a mini-collection, Stripe. His first novel, Vault, was published in 2011 (Salt Publishing) and a new story, ‘Puck’ has just … Read more
THANK YOU! Negative Press London says a BIG thanks to all the writers (reading/non-reading) who were at the Still launch event in the Gallery at Foyles, as well to all the people who came for what was a very lively entertaining literary evening. The readings went down a storm and the audience really enjoyed the mix of … Read more
JUSTIN HILL LIVES IN HONG KONG. He was born on Grand Bahama Island in 1971 and was brought up in York. He is the author of five books and winner of the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize, the Betty Trask and Somerset Maugham Awards, as well as being shortlisted and nominated for a host of other awards, including … Read more
JAMES HIGGERSON LIVES IN MANCHESTER. He’s a writer, music reviewer and urban health researcher, currently finishing his PhD. His debut novel, The Almost Lizard, will be published in spring 2013 by Legend Press. His story ‘Noise’ is his print debut. Do you enjoy short stories? I must admit I rarely read short fiction. When I … Read more
Download and/or share the poster for the ‘Still’ exhibition of photographs and excerpts from related short stories at Foyles Bookshop, Charing Cross Road. Counting down to the launch event at Foyles next Wednesday!
‘Still’: an exhibition of photographs and excerpts from related stories An exhibition of photographs from Still by Roelof Bakker has opened at Foyles, 113-119 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0EB. Twenty large size photographs of vacated spaces at Hornsey Town Hall are exhibited in two separate spaces: the Café on the first floor and the Gallery on … Read more
The title page for ‘Pa-dang’ by Dutch writer Jan van Mersbergen – an unsettling story and van Mersbergen’s first published English language story.