Strong Room | Kaleid 2014

Strong Room has been selected for a curated exhibition showcasing the best new European artists’ books at KALEID 2014 on Saturday 19 July in London. Fifty new European artists’ books were selected by David Senior, Bibliographer at MoMA Library, New York; Elizabeth James, Senior Librarian at the National Art Library at the V&A Museum, London and Sofie … Read more Strong Room | Kaleid 2014

Strong Room reviewed for Sabotage Reviews

Eleanor Hernsley has reviewed Strong Room for Sabotage Reviews. ‘Strong Room holds an enchanting collection of photographs alongside a short story that reignites a sense of archaic longing within us. The focus is, as with many other things, on the digital age, and the things modern day humans are missing out on. But this doesn’t … Read more Strong Room reviewed for Sabotage Reviews

Strong Room launch, The Soho Collective, Wednesday 19 February 2014

Strong Room was launched last Wednesday 19 February at the Soho Collective in Moor Street, London W1, with readings, discussion and an installation by Roelof Bakker and Jane Wildgoose. Many thanks to Simon Gage from The Soho Collective – an exquisite central London location for a book launch event, highly recommended. Many warm thanks to north London … Read more Strong Room launch, The Soho Collective, Wednesday 19 February 2014

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 more Strong 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

Off the Shelf event, Monday 13 January

Engaging readings and plenty of debate yesterday at the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain SHORT STORY AND THE IMAGE event for Off the Shelf at Blacks. Hosted by author Carol Topolski (left) with readings by Jan Woolf (second left) and fellow Strong Room writers Jane Wildgoose (far right) and Roelof Bakker. Some interesting new work … Read more Off the Shelf event, Monday 13 January

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