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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

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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Exclusive Cover Reveal: Midnight Crossroad by Charlaine Harris

Gollancz Team: - March 14th, 2014
Charlaine Harris, Cover Reveal, Dark Fantasy, Fantasy

Today is the day! We are so delighted to unveil the cover for the first title in a brand new series by Charlaine Harris.




Perfect for fans of any of Charlaine Harris’ superb series to date, this is a sharper, darker mystery than any we’ve seen so far, and it’s packed with characters who are familiar, and some who are new.

There’s a lot to look forward to, so just remember: everything starts at Midnight . . .

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Cover Reveal: Lock In

Gollancz Team: - February 18th, 2014
Cover Art, Cover Reveal, John Scalzi, Science Fiction

Lock in

Last week we were delighted to share the news that Hugo Award winner and all-round good-guy John Scalzi’s novel Redshirts had been optioned for TV by the FX channel. If you want to get ahead on your TV series, pick up a copy now!

This week, though, we’re looking ahead to his next novel, Lock In, which is released in the UK later this year. Here’s the fantastic cover!

And here’s a little bit about it, to … More

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Redshirts TV series optioned by FX

Gollancz Team: - February 12th, 2014
John Scalzi, Science Fiction, TV shows


We are thrilled to share the news that Hugo Awards winning novel Redshirts, by John Scalzi, is going to be adapted for television by the FX channel! You can read the full announcement here but the highlights are:

- This will be a limited series
- FX are teaming up with Producer Jon Shestack, and with Producer/Director Ken Kwapis and Alexandra Beattie (of Happyish)
- They are looking for writers at the moment

And John Scalzi … More

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