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Gollancz secures high-concept SF thriller from remarkable new British voice

Gollancz Team: - April 14th, 2016
Acquisitions

Gollancz secures high-concept SF thriller from remarkable new British voice

Gollancz is delighted to announce their acquisition of World Rights to a science fiction crime crossover novel with a love story at its core, From Darkest Skies. In the vein of blockbuster films Chappie, Her and Ex Machina, Sam Peter’s first novel explores artificial intelligence  and the complexities of mankind’s relationship with it.

Gollancz Commissioning Editor, Marcus Gipps, brought the rights to the three book deal from Robert Dinsdale at AM … More

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Gollancz Signs Up Official Colouring Book by Acclaimed Discworld Artist

Gollancz Team: - March 29th, 2016
Acquisitions, News, Terry Pratchett

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We are delighted to announce the acquisition of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Colouring Book a colouring book of line drawings by Paul Kidby, Sir Terry Pratchett’s artist of choice.

Gollancz Digital Publisher, Darren Nash, brought the rights to  from Rob Wilkins at Narrativia, who own and control the exclusive multimedia and merchandising rights to all of Sir Terry’s works, including his Discworld characters and creations.

Gollancz published the Discworld novels in hardback from Equal Rites (1987) to Jingo (1997) – and … More

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Gollancz welcomes Iain M. Banks to the SF Masterworks list

Gollancz Team: - March 24th, 2016
Acquisitions

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Gollancz is delighted to announce that it will be publishing an SF Masterworks edition of Iain M. Banks’ BSFA Award-winning Feersum Endjinn.

 The SF Masterworks list is over 100 books strong and contains many of the finest voices in British and world science fiction. The list was founded by the Chairman of Gollancz, Malcolm Edwards, with the help of leading SF writers and editors and the goal of bringing important books back into print. The list was described … More

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Gollancz win auction for a high-octane thriller by remarkable new talent, Ezekiel Boone

Gollancz Team: - January 28th, 2016
Acquisitions

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“This novel should come with a warning label: The Hatching is scary as hell and addictively fun” –Benjamin Percy, author of The Dead Lands, Red Moon, and The Wilding

 

We are delighted to announce the acquisition of UK and Commonwealth rights to the relentless, attention-grabbing thriller The Hatching by Ezekiel Boone. With engaging characters and non-stop action, the TV and film rights to The Hatching have already been acquired at auction before the book has even been published.

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Gollancz signs up sequel to The War of the Worlds from Stephen Baxter

Gollancz Team: - December 2nd, 2015
Acquisitions, Alternate History, Fiction, Science Fiction, Stephen Baxter

Gollancz is delighted to announce the acquisition of World rights to The Massacre of Mankind. Gollancz Commissioning Editor, Marcus Gipps, bought world rights from Chris Schelling of Selectric Artists.

The Massacre of Mankind is a sequel to one of the most famous and influential SF books ever – The War of the Worlds, by H.G. Wells. The novel is written by the multi-award-winning co-author of The Long Earth novels with Terry Pratchett, Stephen Baxter.

Marcus Gipps, Gollancz Commissioning Editor and the editor … More

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