Happy Publication Day to BARRICADE!
We had a hugely successful launch for Jon Wallace’s debut, Barricade, last night at Forbidden Planet. Kicking off at 6pm with a small crowd of people already waiting the signing went through to after seven with a steady stream of people. Forbidden Planet had ordered 100 copies of the TPB and sold out on the […]Read More
Gollancz delights in the rich visuals of a stunning space opera debut
Gollancz, an imprint of the Orion Publishing Group, is delighted to announce the acquisition of UK and Commonwealth rights to a wholly originally series by an extraordinarily talented 27 year old first-time writer with a degree in fine art, Thomas N. Toner. THE PROMISE OF THE CHILD is a stunning feat of imagination – set […]Read More
Gollancz & SF Gateway: the Hugo Winners
Following our posts celebrating Gollancz and SF Gateway‘s BSFA, Arthur C. Clarke and Nebula Award-winning novels . . . it’s the Hugo Awards! And we’re delighted to say we have a very creditable 30 out of 62 winners, including the first and (for another couple of months, at least) most recent winners. Look: 1953 The […]Read More
Happy Birthday Gene Wolfe
Today is the 83rd birthday of one of SF & Fantasy’s most extraordinary voices. ‘Genius’ is an overused word in modern life (as is ‘celebrity’ – don’t get us started!) but I’m prepared to go out on a limb and say that it’s absolutely merited on this occasion. Having already written glowingly about Gene Wolfe […]Read More
Exciting News from Gollancz
We are delighted to announce that Gillian Redfearn is promoted to Publishing Director of Gollancz, with immediate effect. Since becoming Deputy Publishing Director in 2013 Gillian has done an outstanding job in bringing better focus and organisation to the Gollancz list. In her new role, Simon Spanton (Associate Publisher), Darren Nash (Digital Publisher), Marcus Gipps […]Read More
The Wolfhound Century is here!
Wolfhound Century, a 2013 Gollancz Geeks title, is out now in paperback and we’ve got a special blog post from the book’s editor, Simon, to share with you. Anyone unfortunate enough to be around me over the past year or so has had to put up with me wittering on about a book. A book I […]Read More
Big news for fans of Peter Grant/Rivers of London!
We are delighted to announce that in a major deal, we have acquired publishing rights from the Zeno Agency for the seventh and eighth books in Ben Aaronovitch‘s hugely successful Peter Grant/Rivers of London series! Having inherited Ben from the excellent Jo Fletcher I couldn’t be happier that we’ve been able to move things on […]Read More
Debuts of 2014
New Year, new author. Well five new authors in fact. We thought we’d kick off 2014 with a brief introduction to the five authors we’re proud to be bringing to you for the first time on the Gollancz list this year. Whether you like SF thrillers, high fantasy, epic fantasy with a sharp twist, time […]Read More
On the fourth day of Geekmas…
It’s day four of the twelve days of Geekmas and the bundle is already beginning the get very heavy. We’ll be adding another prize into the bundle every day over the next couple of weeks here on the blog, and today we have something pretty spectacular. On the fourth day of Geekmas, Gollancz gave to […]Read More
One does not simply walk into replacing Jon Weir as one’s publicity manager…
Jon Weir, was a publicity manager like no other. Whether in his endless energy on tour, his fierceness with hotels on behalf of authors, his endless list of contacts, his friendships with everyone in the genre, his frankly alarming knowledge of obscure geek TV or in his undying love of Wonder Woman, he was… well […]Read More
WFC 2013 – where we are this weekend
It’s the 2013 World Fantasy Convention, and we’re excited! If you want to know where we’ll be, who’ll be at the convention and what’s going on with the Gollancz crowd, just have a scroll down and see what we and our authors are up to for the rest of the weekend. Saturday, November 2nd 10.00-11.00 […]Read More
World Fantasy Convention 2013 – where to find us
It’s the 2013 World Fantasy Convention, and we’re excited! If you want to know where we’ll be, who’ll be at the convention and what’s going on with the Gollancz crowd, just check back on the blog every day for our daily update for all the events. Happy Hallowe’en, and happy WFC! Thursday, October 31st 14.00-15.00 […]Read More