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Acquisitions

Acquisition Announcement: Smoke in the Glass by Chris Humphreys

Gollancz is delighted to announce the acquisition of a brand-new fantasy trilogy from historical fiction author Chris (‘C. C.’) Humphreys. Humphreys has previously written numerous historical novels including the bestselling VLAD, THE BLOODING OF JACK ABSOLUTE, and the duology FIRE and PLAGUE. This is his first foray into fantasy. Gollancz Commissioning Editor Marcus Gipps acquired […]

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Leigh Bardugo’s first adult novel Ninth House finds a home at Gollancz

Rachel Winterbottom, Commissioning Editor at Gollancz, has acquired UK & Commonwealth rights (ex. Canada) for New York Times No. 1 bestselling author Leigh Bardugo’s Ninth House, plus one sequel. This follows swiftly on the heels of the recently announced Netflix series that will be based on Bardugo’s Grishaverse, as portrayed in her young adult novels, […]

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Gollancz acquires Dhonielle Clayton’s The Belles

We’ve got some very exciting news. We are thrilled to announce that we will be publishing Dhonielle Clayton’s The Belles this February! Rachel Winterbottom, Commissioning Editor at Gollancz, has bought The Belles plus one sequel by Dhonielle Clayton, to be published in February 2018 in trade paperback. This crossover YA fantasy is about beauty and […]

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Gollancz pre-empts debut YA fantasy THE GIRL KING

Rachel Winterbottom, Senior Editor at Gollancz, has bought UK and Commonwealth (ex. Canada) rights in a two-book pre-empt for THE GIRL KING by Mimi Yu from Molly Ker Hawn at The Bent Agency, to be published in Spring 2019 in trade paperback. This YA debut was inspired by East and North Asian histories and follows an […]

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Gollancz to publish new Joanne M Harris!

Gollancz is delighted to announce the acquisition of A Pocketful of Crows, the first of two stunning novellas by award-winning and bestselling author Joanne M. Harris. Gillian Redfearn, Publishing Director of Gollancz, acquired world rights (excluding Italy) from Peter Robinson of the Rogers, Coleridge & White Literary Agency. A Pocketful of Crows is a dark […]

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Gollancz signs up sequel to The War of the Worlds from Stephen Baxter

Gollancz is delighted to announce the acquisition of World rights to The Massacre of Mankind. Gollancz Commissioning Editor, Marcus Gipps, bought world rights from Chris Schelling of Selectric Artists. The Massacre of Mankind is a sequel to one of the most famous and influential SF books ever – The War of the Worlds, by H.G. […]

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Gollancz Acquire Three More Witcher Novels

Gollancz is thrilled to announce the acquisition of three more books in Andrzej Sapkowski’s hugely popular THE WITCHER series. The first book, THE SWORD OF DESTINY, will be published in May 2015 alongside the blockbusting new computer game THE WITCHER 3: THE WILD HUNT, which won the Award for Most Anticipated Game during The Game […]

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Gollancz acquire a must-read murder mystery

Gollancz, an imprint of the Orion Publishing Group, are delighted to announce the acquisition of UK and Commonwealth rights to HOUSE OF SHATTERED WINGS and its sequel by multi award-winning author, Aliette de Bodard. Comparable to works of China Mieville and Iain M. Banks in epic scale and in delivering its ambitions, HOUSE OF SHATTERED […]

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Classic Guides to Doctor Who, Star Trek and join the SFGateway!

Gollancz and the SF Gateway are delighted to announce the eBook return of a series of classic unauthorised guides to genre TV by the authorial team of Paul Cornell, Martin Day and Keith Topping. The five books were bought by Gollancz editor Marcus Gipps, and include a guide to Doctor Who. Marcus Gipps said: “I’m […]

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GOLLANCZ ACQUIRE WORLD RIGHTS IN THREE BOOKS BY DEBUT SF NOVELIST ALEXANDER LAMB

Marcus Gipps at Gollancz, an imprint of The Orion Publishing Group, has acquired World Rights in three science fiction novels by Alexander Lamb from agent John Jarrold.  Alex is an Englishman, living in the US.  The first book is titled ROBOTEER and will be published in 2015. “I’m delighted,” said John Jarrold. “Alex is a […]

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Thomas Covenant is Here!

The moment is finally here. We announced the news back in August, and then Marcus blogged about his memories of reading the books here and, again, here. And now, after much anticipation in the halls of the SF Gateway Wing of Gollancz Towers, the day has arrived at last, and we can welcome one of […]

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Gollancz Acquires the First & Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant!

Gollancz is absolutely delighted to mark the publication of Stephen R. Donaldson’s The Last Dark – and the conclusion of one of the most influential fantasy series ever written – by making the complete Thomas Covenant Chronicles available for the first time in the UK. Gollancz, the SF and Fantasy imprint of the Orion Publishing […]

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Gollancz Acquires THE INCORRUPTIBLES

Gollancz, the Science-Fiction and Fantasy imprint of Orion, are proud to announce the acquisition of THE INCORRUPTIBLES, the beginning of an outstanding new fantasy series by John Hornor Jacobs. Marcus Gipps, Editor at Gollancz, bought World all language rights for three books from Stacia Decker of the Donald Maass Literary Agency. Jacobs was shortlisted for […]

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Gollancz Acquires The Gospel of Loki by Joanne Harris

Best-selling author Joanne Harris is joining the world famous Gollancz list with a brand new adult fantasy novel based on Norse mythology. Gollancz, the SF and fantasy imprint of the Orion Publishing Group, has secured world rights, including audio and translation, for The Gospel of Loki in a substantial six-figure two book deal struck by […]

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Gollancz Acquires The Relic Guild

Gollancz, the Science-Fiction and Fantasy imprint of Orion, are proud to announce the acquisition of THE RELIC GUILD, the beginning of an epic new fantasy series from debut author Edward Cox. Marcus Gipps, Editor at Gollancz, bought World all language rights from John Berlyne of Zeno Agency. It was said the Labyrinth had once been […]

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