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I’m Gollancz’s Digital Publisher. People ask me what that means and, upon comparing answers, find that I’ve told everyone something different. That’s because it’s the future and it’s changing all the time; at least, that’s my story and I’m sticking to it. When I’m not digitising thousands of classics for our fabulous SF Gateway project, I like to bore people rigid about SF & Fantasy, comics, cricket, football and Belgian beer. This can only be prevented by bringing me drinks.

Gollancz: the Arthur C. Clarke Award-winners

Gollancz Team: - April 9th, 2014
Awards, M. John Harrison, News, Paul McAuley, Richard Morgan, Science Fiction

A few weeks ago, we highlighted our success over the lifetime of the BSFA Awards, with Gollancz and SF Gateway combined having a staggering 33 of the 43 winners to date. We’re hoping that will go up to 34 out of 44, when this year’s award is announced 65th Eastercon in Glasgow, the weekend after next, with Paul McAuley‘s Evening’s Empires and Christopher … More

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Gollancz Announces £1.99 eBook promotion for all 2014 debuts

Gollancz Team: - March 7th, 2014
Digital Deals, ebooks, News

One of the great joys of publishing is the discovery of a new writer. For the editor reading the submission, the growing feeling of excitement is like a happy virus that first infects the commissioning editor and then – in true evolutionary fashion – demands to be spread to others. Editorial colleagues, senior management, Sales, Marketing and Publicity all need to be won over, so that the entire company shares the excitement of the commissioning editor.

Only after all of those … More

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It Was Twenty years Ago, Today . . .

Gollancz Team: - February 6th, 2014

The King is dead. Long live the King.

Twenty years ago today, the man who was arguably the single greatest creative influence on modern comics (with apologies and a nod to Stan the Man), passed away in Thousand Oaks, California, at the age of 76.

Jacob Kurtzberg – known to the comics world as Jack Kirby – was responsible for the creation of most of the bedrock characters of the More

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The House of War and Witness by Mike, Linda and Louise Carey. Exclusive Cover Reveal!

Gollancz Team: - January 21st, 2014
Cover Reveal, Linda Carey, Louise Carey, Mike Carey

Last year we published The City of Silk and Steel: a wonderful debut novel by an author with almost a dozen books to their name.

Wait. What?

OK, so there was a modicum of publishing legerdemain involved there. Or – as people without an over-active pretentious gland call it – a bit of cheating. The City of Silk and … More

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2014: A Year in Masterworks

Gollancz Team: - January 7th, 2014


So here we are again.  The new calendar is on the wall, clock has been re-set and a brand new year stretches before us like . . . a great big, stretchy yearie thing, as a certain former-Alaskan governor might well say. It’s a bit daunting to have a whole twelve months staring one down, so let’s make life a little easier by breaking it up into handy month-sized chunks and telling you what you can expect in … More

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