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Gollancz at Eastercon – Satellite 4 is go!

Gollancz Team: - 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

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The Award Season cometh!

Gollancz Team: - February 6th, 2014
Awards, Editorial Posts

Are you racking your brains trying to remember what was published in 2013, while looking at a blank awards ballot? We want to help. So here, in one blog piece, is a quick reminder of the fantastic books we published in 2013 to help jog your memory.

 

For best novel categories:

 Fantasy

The Throne of the Crescent Moon by Saladin Ahmed

Dreams and Shadows by C. Robert Cargill

Gateway of the Saviours by More

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New Column Coming to the SF Gateway!

Gollancz Team: - October 18th, 2013
Editorial Posts, Science Fiction, SF Gateway

We are delighted to announce a new regular monthly column on the SF Gateway blog, curated by the excellent Kev McVeigh and devoted to exploring the too-oft forgotten landscape of women’s SF & fantasy. Titled ‘From the Attic’ after Sandra Gilbert and Susan Gubar’s pioneering book on women in 19th century novels The Madwoman in the Attic: The Woman … More

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Reflections on Arthur C. Clarke: 16th December 1917 – 19th March 2008

Gollancz Team: - March 19th, 2013
Editorial Posts, SF Gateway

Five years ago today, we lost one of our greats. The last of The Big Three. The man who conceived the telecommunications satellite. The creator of one of the only two novels whose dates have become cultural touchstones. The writer whose ‘Third Law‘ is amongst the most quoted (and most misattributed!) in all of modern culture.

Upon hearing the news of Sir Arthur … More

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Beware the Ides of March! Shakespeare as a Genre Author

Gollancz Team: - March 15th, 2013
Editorial Posts

Caesar: Who is it in the press that calls on me?
I hear a tongue shriller than all the music
Cry “Caesar!” Speak, Caesar is turn’d to hear.

Soothsayer: Beware the ides of March.

Caesar: What man is that?

Brutus: A soothsayer bids you beware the ides of March.

Referring to the Ides of March as ‘one of Shakespeare’s most famous lines’ is a bit like talking about ‘one of Lionel Messi‘s … More

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