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Neuromancer author William Gibson returns to his first UK publisher

Gollancz Team: - November 20th, 2015

Gollancz, an imprint of the Orion Publishing Group, is delighted to announce their acquisition of William Gibson’s Sprawl Trilogy, comprising Neuromancer, Count Zero and Mona Lisa Overdrive and a collection of short fiction, Burning Chrome. William Gibson’s Neuromancer ranks with 1984 and Brave New World as one of the 20th century’s most potent visions of the future.

The UK and Commenwealth rights to the four book deal were acquired by Chairman of Gollancz Malcolm Edwards from John Berlyne at the Zeno … More

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Gollancz Direct Submissions: January 2016

Gollancz Team: - October 19th, 2015
Acquisitions, Gollancz Festival

Exciting news for all aspiring writers out there!

At Gollancz we are proud of our continuing history of publishing the best debut authors each year. We see nurturing and promoting such talent as part of our role in the genre community. We know that it can be intimidating and difficult when you take those first steps with your manuscript, and we want to make it easier for you. And so, following on from the success of the Gollancz Festival 2015, which … More

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Award-winning author Simon Morden joins Gollancz

Gollancz Team: - September 11th, 2015
Acquisitions, News


Gollancz is delighted to announce the acquisition of two sweeping science fantasy novels from Philip K. Dick Award-winning author, Simon Morden. The world of Down Station is built on another, magical, world that bears uncanny links to home.

 Simon Morden joins Gollancz the specialist SFF imprint of the Orion Publishing Group with an out-of-the-ordinary novel with engaging characters, a gripping plot and a surprising take on familiar genre tropes and themes in the vein of Michael Moorcock and … More

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Gollancz and Liber Primus Games Announce A Land Fit For Heroes Fantasy Adventure Game-book App

Gollancz Team: - June 10th, 2015
Acquisitions, Fantasy

Indie Developer Liber Primus Games, developer of the Narborion Saga, in collaboration with Gollancz, an imprint of the Orion Publishing Group, announced today that a new handheld fantasy adventure app, based on the bestselling Richard Morgan trilogy of books A Land Fit For Heroes is coming to the App Store for iPhone, iPad, iTouch as well as Amazon Kindle Fire and Android on Google Play. A PC version of the game-book will be available on Windows PC … More

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Gollancz acquire controversial novels from winner of the Russian Little Booker Prize, Victor Pelevin

Gollancz Team: - April 17th, 2015
Acquisitions, Fiction

Gollancz is delighted to announce the acquisition of World English Rights to two post-modern satirical novels by leading Russian contemporary fiction writer, Victor Pelevin.

Gollancz Publishing Director, Gillian Redfearn, acquired World English rights. Gillian Redfearn said: ‘Pelevin is a high-profile addition to our selective programme of publishing in translation. He’s a master of speculative fiction, blending sharp observations with engaging stories in a literary style. We’re delighted to be sharing his work with the English-language readership.’

S.N.U.F.F. is a stunning post-apocalyptic take … More

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