‘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

‘Still’ | Update of online book reviews

It’s exciting the spirit of Still continues to live on and people seem to enjoy exploring this collaborative book. Some recent posts/reviews are included below. Many thanks:) 12 March 2013. Bookmunch: ‘A very striking looking book.’ 7 March 2013. Interview in north London newspaper Ham&High. ‘The only recurring theme is the darkness that naturally comes from … Read more

‘Still’ available from Little Paris, Crouch End

Little Paris in Crouch End, where Hornsey Town Hall is located, is the local stockist of Still. It’s a perfect little shop selling an eclectic range of authentic and vintage furniture, curiosities and accessories and Still feels perfectly at home there. Little Paris, 39 Park Rd, London N8 8TE, 020 8340 9008 http://www.littleparis.co.uk/

‘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

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 more

Story | ‘Cobblers’ by David Rose

A Christmas gift from Still contributing writer David Rose. Cobblers He has never liked Christmas. It’s his busiest time – booked almost daily, sometimes double-booked, for the weeks of the holiday; his peak earning-period. Nonetheless. He gets tired, goes flat, effervesces less and less, has to act the part more. This is the second of the day, … Read more

‘Still’ reviewed on the Wormhole blog | ‘The book never loses its brilliance…’

An intelligent and highly positive review of Still has been posted on the Wormhole blog… Here’s a brief excerpt: ‘Combining artistry and writing, Still is a work stunning in both presentation and textual content… the book never loses its brilliance, never becomes dull… Still would make a superb addition to the shelves of anyone who … Read more

Story | ‘ChristMist’ by Jan Woolf

A Christmas gift from Still contributing writer Jan Woolf.[hr] ChristMist ‘What’s that, babe?’ June’s lips hardly closed on the ‘b’ as she looked up at the sky, thickening above the spires and turrets spiking into the dusk. ‘Can’t see anyfing, doll.’ ‘Yes, Eddie, look.’ So they both looked. Something was there, and it was coming down, … Read more

Story | ‘Mini-Opera for Ernst Mahler’ by Blair Reeve

The third in a series of short-listed stories from the Still/Foyles short story competition is by New Zealander – and Hong Kong resident – Blair Reeve. Blair says he knew nothing about Mahler when he wrote his story. ‘When I saw the photograph of the piano, the first word that popped into my head was … Read more