Gollancz Editorial Manager Charlie gives his rundown on the best films of last year, based on UK cinema release dates.
Honourable Mentions: Big Hero 6, Sicario, Song of the Sea, Tangerine, Wild
20. Dope (dir. Rick Famuyiwa)
Wonderfully energetic and freewheeling, with one of the few good uses of a voiceover in a non-Scorsese film, and it was nice to see Tony Revolori again after The Grand Budapest Hotel.
19. Clouds of Sils Maria (dir. Olivier Assayas)
One of those fascinating character studies where the … More
We would like to remind everyone that the Gollancz list has decided to move to a windowed direct submissions period each year. Please be aware that we are currently not considering, or returning, any direct unsolicited submissions.
We will open direct submissions again, for a limited period of time, later in 2015 and will make an announcement closer to the time.
The publisher Victor Gollancz was renowned for throwing fantastic parties as well as publishing exceptional novels, and we have always tried to uphold both glorious traditions. This photographic evidence of our success comes from a 1988 party held at Two Brydges Place, to celebrate the publication of Terry Pratchett’s Wyrd Sisters and Robert Holdstock’s Lavondyss.
Scroll down to see David Hartwell, Ellen Kushner, Joe Haldeman, Norman Spinrad, Jo Fletcher, Brian Aldiss, Lucius Shepard, Terry Pratchett, Ellen Datlow and … More
Tags: Brain Aldiss, David Hartnell, Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling, Ellen Kushner, Jo Fletcher, Joe Haldeman, Lucius Shepard, Norman Spinrad, Terry Pratchett
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Gollancz Editor, Marcus Gipps, introduces us to Anna Caltabiano’s The Seventh Miss Hatfield.
When her agent first told me about Anna Caltabiano, I was a little sceptical. A 17-year-old who’d written her second novel? Her second? I’m a firm believer that anyone has the potential to write a good novel, but generally it takes a lot of practice and experience to make it work. However I had worked with Anna’s agent before, and knew that she was taking this very … More
Gollancz Team: Marcus - April 18th, 2014
Awards, Den Patrick, Editorial Posts, Events, Fantasy, Mark Alder, MD Lachlan, News, Paul McAuley, Phillip Mann, Richard Morgan, Science Fiction, Terry Pratchett
It’s the Easter weekend, which means all right-minded people are off work and spending time trapped in ridiculous travel delays. Not Gollancz, though – no, we’re in Glasgow for Eastercon, the annual four-day celebration of all things SF (and beer!). Don’t forget to vote for the BSFA awards if you’re here!
Attending from Gollancz are Gillian Redfearn, Sophie Calder and Marcus Gipps. Do come and say hello if you see us pottering around.
So, here’s a list of where Gollancz and our … More
Tags: BSFA Awards, David Gemmell Legend Awards, EasterCon, Eastercon 2014, Hugo Award, Satellite 4
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