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Marcus joined Gollancz as an Editor at the beginning of 2011, and is greatly enjoying the chance to work on the kind of books he’s always read. His shelves at home are groaning. Previously, he spent ten years as a bookseller for Blackwell’s, ending up as Sales Manager for their flagship London shop on Charing Cross Road. He lives with his partner, a historian and novelist, and their very small child, who is going to know more about SFF then anyone else at nursery. This may not be a good thing.

The Fantastic Elite Fiction collection arrives!

Gollancz Team: - July 15th, 2014
Elite: Dangerous, News

For the past year, Fantastic Books Publishing has been working with nineteen authors to create five pieces of Official Elite: Dangerous fiction, written under the same licence as the Gollancz books Elite: Docking is Difficult by Gideon Defoe, Elite: Nemorensis by Simon Spurrier and Elite: Wanted by Gavin Deas.

On hearing the harrowing statistic that only 1-7% of all new releases ever get published in a format that the blind and partially sighted community can … More

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The World Cup is upon us, and in our fantasy world of anything-can-happen . .

Gollancz Team: - June 14th, 2014
Fantasy, Other, Stephen Deas

The Gollancz blog is delighted to welcome Zafir and Elric who have stoppd by for a special guest interview.

The World Cup is upon us, and in our fantasy world of anything-can-happen we’d like to preview two of the teams tipped to reach this year’s final. Our pre-match analysis special is brought to you by fantasy football legend Elric Cantona. With both teams fielding dragons, our other guest is the dragon-queen Zafir from the Memory of Flames Eleven, a … More

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Cover Reveal: Moon’s Artifice

Gollancz Team: - June 6th, 2014
Cover Art, Cover Reveal, Fantasy, Tom Lloyd

We’re delighted to reveal an exciting new cover look for one of the most assured and exciting books to hit fantasy in the last couple of years – Moon’s Artifice, by Tom Lloyd.

Moon’s Artifice is a bit of a departure for Tom as, although it’s his 7th book, it’s the first in almost ten years not to be part of the TWILIGHT REIGN series. As the many fans of Stormcaller and its … More

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Gollancz Team: - May 22nd, 2014
ebooks, Fantasy, Nathan Hawke

Last year Gollancz published three short, brutal novels featuring Gallow, a fighter from a not-un-viking-like culture with a strong sense of justice and a big axe. Having decided to remain behind in the land he and his comrades invaded and ravaged, as the first book (GALLOW: THE CRIMSON SHIELD) begins he’s just about managed to carve out a life of peace for himself, despite the distrust and suspicion of his new village. But then he learns that his … More

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Gideon Defoe on Elite Dangerous and the illustrious history of video game tie-in novels

Gollancz Team: - May 20th, 2014
ebooks, Elite: Dangerous, Science Fiction

We are delighted to share with you a a special post from Gideon Defoe on his brand new book Elite Dangerous: Docking is Difficult
There comes a point in any writer’s career when, if we want to be taken seriously as an Important Author, we must tackle the trickiest form of our craft, the Blue Riband event of letters: the officially licensed video game tie-in novelization. The French call this genre ‘le petit mort’, which translates … More

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