The Alloy Of Law by Brandon Sanderson
We are very used to Fantasy having an essentially medieval setting. Of course there are exceptions but in the main fantasy’s yeomen and maidens walk down muddy streets, through walled towns beneath crenellated castles. As with so many other fantasy trends Tolkien is largely responsible. That said his world is in fact a curious amalgam […]Read More
The Majipoor books, by Robert Silverberg – some thoughts and news!
There are a lot of fantastic books available on the SF Gateway (and a lot more to come), but if I’m honest, when I heard about the project, the book that made me most excited – even though I own it in paperback – was Lord Valentine’s Castle by Robert Silverberg. My copy is in […]Read More
A superb new fantasy trilogy comes to Gollancz . . .
The Book and The Sword fantasy trilogy by debut author Antoine Rouaud was acquired in a pre-emptive deal by Gollancz at the Frankfurt Bookfair this year. Editorial Director Gillian Redfearn took World English Language rights off the table within hours of hearing the pitch, to the delight of Antoine’s publisher and agent Stephane Marsan of […]Read More
An unmissable Gollancz debut for 2013
Humans will be the hunted. Love will be tested. Vengeance will be had. An unmissable Gollancz debut for 2013! UK and Commonwealth rights to The Falconer trilogy by debut author Elizabeth May were snapped up in a six-figure pre-emptive deal by Gollancz just before the Frankfurt Bookfair this year. Editorial Director Gillian Redfearn did the […]Read More
Sookie’s got a brand new look!
We are so thrilled to be able to – finally! – be able to share Charlaine Harris’ wonderful new cover look for the Sookie Stackhouse novels. It’s taken a bit of work, but we think we’ve finally found some covers that are as bubbly and bright as Sookie herself – while retaining that hint of […]Read More
GOLLANCZ PRE-EMPT FOR DEBUT FANTASY
Gollancz has snapped up a hotly tipped debut fantasy novel. The novel, tentatively titled Dreamstuff, is part of a two-book pre-empt deal by Gollancz Deputy Publishing Director Simon Spanton from Caspian Dennis at Abner Stein acting on behalf of Peter McGuigan at Foundry in the USA. Both books were also pre-empted by Diana Gill at […]Read More
Gollancz Acquires Major Genre Debut at Auction
After a hotly fought auction, Gollancz Deputy Publishing Director Simon Spanton has snapped up a stunning debut spy thriller set in an ‘other’ Russia. Spanton acquired world rights in 3 novels by Peter Higgins, from Ian Drury at Sheil Land Associates, after a fierce auction between several publishers. The first book in the deal is […]Read More
Other Great Uses for Gavin Smith novels and your chance to appear in his next book!
If other writers are like me then they just want to sit at their computer, listening to music they like and writing stories. I came to being an author with few illusions of what the actual writing process entailed. What I hadn’t expected was that we would then have help promote our books. I still […]Read More
Happy Book Birthday!!
From urban fantasy to zombie apocalypse, from the forerunner of fantasy to modern authors who are changing the genre, this Thursday there will be something on your local bookshop’s shelves for all Gollancz fans.Read More
Are you ready for THE COLD COMMANDS?
With just under a week until publication we’ve got the exciting The Cold Commands book trailer to share with you. What do you think? Are you ready for The Cold Commands?Read More
A Message from Deputy Publishing Director, Simon Spanton about The Republic of Thieves
We know how eagerly many of you are waiting for the publication of Scott Lynch’s third novel, The Republic of Thieves. We know how frustrating the delays have been. We know this because we share your eagerness and your frustrations. But as you may know Scott has had a very difficult couple of years and […]Read More
Gollancz to launch the world’s largest digital SFF library
Gollancz, the SF and Fantasy imprint of the Orion Publishing Group, announces the launch of the world’s largest digital SFF library, the SF Gateway, which will make thousands of out-of-print titles by classic genre authors available as eBooks. Building on the remarkable success of Gollancz’s Masterworks series, the SF Gateway will launch this Autumn with […]Read More