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

Gollancz Team: - January 28th, 2016
Acquisitions

hatching- no spiders

“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.

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Neuromancer author William Gibson returns to his first UK publisher

Gollancz Team: - November 20th, 2015
Acquisitions

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

DOWN STATION

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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