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On with the Con!

Gollancz Team: - March 31st, 2013
Events, Jaine Fenn, Stephen Baxter

This morning we’re up and at ’em once again, with a full-on day planned. Yesterday we engaged more than five senses, explored international published, stopped by a great twitter debate and attended a wonderful reading by the talented Ian Whates, and we think today is going to be pretty special too. There are some pretty fabulous panels and panelists lined up. So here’s our quick daily guide to where the Gollancz Gang is going to be, and when:

 

11.00     Where Is … More

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It’s Saturday, It’s Eastercon

Gollancz Team: - March 30th, 2013
Events, Jaine Fenn, Paul McAuley, Stephen Baxter

The Gollancz Gang is gathered for another great day at EightSquared. Yesterday was packed with book launches, readings, deep discussions about characteriastion and plenty of fun – and some of you lovely people even said hello to us! Thank you! We even found a moment to stop by the Good Technology panel, and discover Underground London! Today we’re planning more marvelous mayhem in panels, so here’s your quick daily guide to where we’ll all be, and when:

 

11.00     Sensory Overload.

Why stop … More

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Eastercon Day One

Gollancz Team: - March 29th, 2013
Events, Jaine Fenn, Paul McAuley, Stephen Baxter

Here’s our quick guide to all of today’s Eastercon action:

 

17.00     Author Readings: Cory Doctorow and Jaine Fenn.

Join Jaine Fenn, and Cory Doctorow, as they read from their recent work. Jaine says: ‘I’m sharing with Cory Doctorow. I’ll let him decide who goes first, and probably read one of the stories from Downside Girls.’ Be there, in the Hwathorn room, and don’t miss out!

 

17.00     PS Publishing Launch Event.

Yorkshire’s very own specialist publisher will get Eastercon underway with an event to launch … More

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In Memory of Paul Williams

Gollancz Team: - March 28th, 2013
News, Philip K. Dick

Paul Williams died yesterday, aged 64.  I don’t expect this means anything to most people who visit this blog, but you should honour his memory for various reasons.

In the wider realm of popular culture, you should honour him as the founding father of rock journalism.  The magazine he founded as a 17-year-old college student in 1966, Crawdaddy!, was the first publication to focus on serious writing about the then-new music.  It launched the career of writers such as Jon Landau … More

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Behind The Sofa – Celebrity Memories of Doctor Who

Gollancz Team: - March 28th, 2013
Acquisitions, News, Steve Berry

Gollancz are very pleased to announce that they will be republishing Behind The Sofa – Celebrity Memories of Doctor Who, edited by Steve Berry, in time for the 50th Anniversary of the cult SF show.

Behind The Sofa is a collection of over 100 celebrity memories of Doctor Who, compiled in aid of Alzheimer’s Research UK. Steve Berry decided to undertake this project in memory of his mother Janet, who suffered from Alzheimer’s in her final years and passed away in 2009. The book … More

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