‘Still’ competition flyer

[hr] Why not download and print/distribute/email the Still short story competition flyer? Download it [ilink url=”http://www.neg-press.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Still_CompetitionFlyer.pdf” style=”download”]here[/ilink], or pick it up from Tuesday 18 September at the Café at Foyles, first floor, 113-119 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0HB, when the exhibition ‘Still’ opens. [hr]  

Q&A | Nicholas Royle

NICHOLAS ROYLE LIVES IN MANCHESTER. He’s the author of a short story collection, two novellas and six novels and has edited fourteen anthologies, including the acclaimed series, The Best British Short Stories 2011 and 2012 (Salt). His novel, First Novel, is due to be published by Jonathan Cape in 2013. Royle also runs his own … Read more Q&A | Nicholas Royle

Q&A | Sarah Ladipo Manyika

SARAH LADIPO MANYIKA LIVES IN SAN FRANCISCO. She was raised in Nigeria and has lived in Kenya, France and England before moving to San Francisco, where she teaches at San Francisco State University. Her debut novel, In Dependence, was published by Legend Press (2008). Her story ‘Morayo’ explores the impact of an accident on an elderly female … Read more Q&A | Sarah Ladipo Manyika

Q&A | Aamer Hussein

AAMER HUSSEIN LIVES IN LONDON. He was born in Karachi and moved to London in 1970. His stories have since been widely anthologised and translated into Italian, French, Arabic and Japanese. He has published five collections of short fiction, including Insomnia (2007), and two novels, Another Gulmohar Tree and The Cloud Messenger. He will be reading … Read more Q&A | Aamer Hussein

Q&A | Barbara Mhangami-Ruwende

BARBARA MHANGAMI-RUWENDE LIVES IN ANN ARBOUR, MICHIGAN, USA. She’s currently working on a short story collection and a novel. Her story ‘Opportunity’ explores a mother’s hopes for her daughter in contemporary Zimbabwe. How did get into writing? I have written and enjoyed doing so from about the age of twelve. However, my friend and mentor, Sarah … Read more Q&A | Barbara Mhangami-Ruwende

Q&A | Mary Rechner

MARY RECHNER IS FROM PORTLAND, OREGON, USA. Her short story collection Nine Simple Patterns for Complicated Women, was published in 2010 by Propeller Books and was nominated for the 2011 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award. Her story ‘The Playwright Sits Next to her Sister’, explores the relationship between two very different sisters. She’s working on a … Read more Q&A | Mary Rechner

Q&A | James Miller

JAMES MILLER LIVES IN LONDON and is the author of the acclaimed literary thrillers Lost Boys (Little, Brown 2008) and Sunshine State (Little, Brown 2010). He teaches creative writing and English literature at Kingston University. His story ‘From the Archive’ is an academic spoof set in the future in which fragments from the First Digital Age (2000-2037) are … Read more Q&A | James Miller

Q&A | Myriam Frey

MYRIAM FREY LIVES IN OLTEN, SWITZERLAND. She’s an illustrator, translator and writer (and a local MP). Her short stories have appeared in Ambit Magazine and online at Paraxis.org. For Still she wrote ‘The Staircase Treatment’ a playful story set in the staircase of an apartment block. Where do you write? In summer, it’s either the back … Read more Q&A | Myriam Frey

Negative Press London and Foyles launch short story competition

Negative Press London and Foyles have launched a short story competition This is an open competition, so anyone is invited to submit their writing (although terms and conditions apply). In line with the approach of Still, the idea is to write a story inspired by the photograph below, however loose the connection (500 words max). … Read more Negative Press London and Foyles launch short story competition

Q&A | SJ Butler

SJ BUTLER LIVES IN EAST SUSSEX, UNITED KINGDOM. Her first published short story, ‘The Swimmer’, appeared in The Warwick Review and in Best British Short Stories 2011 (Salt Publishing, 2011). She has since had stories published in Paraxis, Litro and Untitled. As a member of the ReAuthoring project, she creates work for live literature events. … Read more Q&A | SJ Butler