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George R. R. Martin

Happy Publication Day 4th May 2017!

The Fourth is very much with us this week as we are so very excited to release Joe Hill’s THE FIREMAN into the world. You loved it in hardback, now you can love it in paperback! If you’ve been living underground for the past year here is a recap on this EPIC thriller. Nobody knew where […]

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Happy Birthday, George R. R. Martin!

Today we wish a very Happy Birthday to one of the most successful Fantasy authors of all time, the Lord of Ice and Fire himself, George R. R. Martin! Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the last five years, you will be aware of the colossal hit television show Game of Thrones. And […]

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Related Categories: Anniversaries, Authors, Masterworks

ICYMI: From the Attic VII: Vonda N. McIntyre

As previously noted, we will be republishing noted critic and reviewer Kev McVeigh’s ‘From the Attic’ columns over the coming weeks, to give new readers the opportunity to encounter his sage observations on some very important and all-too-often overlooked authors . . .   In the Nebula-winning novella “Of Mist, and Grass, and Sand” a […]

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Related Categories: Commentary, SF Gateway Guest Post

Masterworks Spotlight: Dying of the Light

An HBO television series has been garnering critical acclaim, racking up awards by the dozen and viewers by the millions, of late. Nothing unusual in that, of course; HBO is a byword for quality television. What’s notable about this series is that it’s adapted from a series of . . . *shudder* . . . Fantasy […]

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Related Categories: Masterworks, New Releases

Gollancz’s Malcolm Edwards

News was recently released to the book trade concerning upcoming changes to Gollancz. From the official press release: MALCOLM EDWARDS APPOINTED CHAIRMAN OF GOLLANCZ AND CONSULTANT PUBLISHER OF ORION David Young, CEO of The Orion Publishing Group announces today that Malcolm Edwards will be standing down as Deputy CEO and Publisher of Orion at the […]

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Related Categories: Commentary, Publishing, SF Gateway News

A Tourist’s Guide to the Best (and Worst) Cities in Science-Fiction and Fantasy

We are delighted to welcome Jen Williams back to the Gollancz Blog to share a very special guest post with you. Looking for the perfect SFF location to while away the last weekend in February? Jen Williams has provided a handy guide for the best (and worst) places to stay while on an SFF vacation. […]

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Related Categories: Competition, Fantasy, Guest Post

From the Attic VII: Vonda N. McIntyre

In the Nebula-winning novella “Of Mist, and Grass, and Sand” a healer, Snake, uses three specially bred snakes to inject medicines to the sick.  Whilst saving the life of a young boy one of her snakes is killed by his suspicious family.  Unfortunately these dreamsnakes are almost irreplaceable and a healer without one is seriously […]

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Related Categories: Commentary, SF Gateway Guest Post

Gollancz Returns to Westeros with Inside HBO’s Game of Thrones: Seasons 3 & 4

Gollancz Returns to Westeros with Inside HBO’s Game of Thrones: Seasons 3 & 4 ——— Visually Stunning Book Takes Fans Behind the Scenes of the Hit Series   The award-winning hit HBO® show Game of Thrones® has captivated millions of fans throughout the world with its compelling characters, intriguing plot twists, breathtaking sets, and enchanting […]

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Related Categories: Acquisitions, Fantasy, TV shows

Something in the Water Part III

At the risk of sounding like a broken record, we continue to lavish praise on The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and particularly its excellent On This Day feature. If you’re looking for an instant run-down of births, deaths and anniversaries in the SF world – and, let’s face it, who isn’t? – there’s simply no […]

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Related Categories: Authors, SFE

Cover reveal: a great new look for Joe Abercrombie

Joe Abercrombie needs no introduction. He’s the Sunday Times bestselling author of Red Country, The Heroes, Best Served Cold, and The First Law Trilogy. His novels have been praised by authors as varied as George R. R. Martin: ‘Joe Abercrombie’s Best Served Cold is a bloody and relentless epic of vengeance and obsession in the grand tradition, […]

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Related Categories: Cover Reveal, Fantasy, Joe Abercrombie

Locus Poll Results

Here follows an announcement from the Department of Plugging Our Books and Looking Smug At the Same Time: Last November, we exhorted you all to vote in the Locus Poll of the best SFF of the 20th and 21st centuries. The results of the poll are now in, and, rather gratifyingly, SF Gateway and sister […]

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Related Categories: Commentary, Top 10

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