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Gillian Redfearn is the Deputy Publishing Director. She joined the team in 2004 and isn't sure she's left the office since. She loves travel, challenges and good fantasy novels, hates being bored and is largely ambivalent about chocolate. When not working in the Gollancz Dungeons she reads, practises archery, knits, conducts a never-ending war against her garden and doesn't spend enough time in the gym . . . You can follow her on twitter: GillianRedfearn

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Gollancz Team: - July 21st, 2014
Arthur C. Clarke, News, Other, Science Fiction

At Gollancz we have the considerable good fortune to publish some of the biggest and greatest names in SF and Fantasy and to work with the most amazing backlist . . . which also means we have an astonishing archive containing some brilliant behind-the-scenes correspondence with authors which stretches back for decades.

Today we take real pleasure in sharing a few photos which delighted us – of Sir Arthur C. Clarke meeting Queen Elizabeth II, Pope John Paul II, and … More

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Please take a moment to vote!

Gollancz Team: - May 28th, 2014
Awards, Fantasy, News, Scott Lynch

Gollancz is delighted to share some news about award nominations!

70,000 people voted to put together a fantastic shortlist for the David Gemmell Legend awards this year and now it’s up to all of YOU to choose the best of the lot in time for the glittering awards ceremony on Friday the 13th June.

We are really thrilled to have one of our titles featured in every category this year – and our nominated books and authors are:

Bestselling novel The … More

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Ten Reasons Why You Should Be Reading Rivers of London Right Now . . .

Gollancz Team: - April 23rd, 2014
Ben Aaronovitch, Fantasy, News

Happy World Book Night! To celebrate Rivers of London being one of the chosen titles we’re sharing with you our Ten Reasons Why You Should Be Reading Rivers of London Right Now:

1. Because you have to meet PC Peter Grant

2. Because this is about London the way we know it really is

3. Because The Folly is just too great a place not to visit

4. Because once you’ve read the first page you’ll … More

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Gollancz acquire new title from Patrick Rothfuss, bestselling author of the Kingkiller Chronicles.

Gollancz Team: - April 10th, 2014
Acquisitions, Fantasy, News, Patrick Rothfuss

Gollancz, an imprint of the Orion Publishing Group, are delighted to announce the acquisition of UK and Commonwealth Rights to a new title from the award-nominated Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling author, Patrick Rothfuss. THE SLOW REGARD OF SILENT THINGS is a must-read novella set in Pat Rothfuss’s extraordinary Kingkiller Universe.

With his first two Kingkiller novels, THE NAME OF THE WIND and THE WISE MAN’S FEAR, Patrick Rothfuss created the … More

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Fantasycon 2014: A guest post from Sophia McDougall

Gollancz Team: - April 2nd, 2014
Events, News, Other

We’re delighted to host a guest blog piece from the author and convention organiser Sophia McDougall today, talking about conventions. Are they the life-blood of the genre, or are they something for Other People? Have you been to one? . . . and are you thinking about coming to FantasyCon 2014? Over to Sophia!

I’m co-chairing FantasyCon 2014. The convention will run 5th–7th September, in the Royal York Hotel, situated, perhaps unsurprisingly, in York. Our guests of honour are Kate … More

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