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Remembering Iain Banks

Gollancz Team: - August 19th, 2014
Author Post, Events, Simon Ings

It was sad, of course, that the Guest of Honour slot for Iain Banks at the World SF Convention was in memoriam for this wonderful man and writer. He’s a huge loss to us and the wider literary community but left behind an extraordinary legacy of books. With the Con over we thought it would be fitting to mark the end of this wonderful event by celebrating, again, Iain Banks. So we’re hugely grateful to Simon Ings and … More

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The 72nd Worldcon, Loncon

Gollancz Team: - August 15th, 2014
Events, News

Gollancz is absolutely delighted to be attending LonCon 3 this weekend, in support of our very own guest of honour:

Malcolm Edwards

Guests of honour are selected for their outstanding contribution to the genre, and have made a wise choice for the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention. Malcolm has been a magazine, anthology and novel editor. He was one of the founders of Interzone, a contributor to the second edition of the Encyclopedia of Science Fiction in addition to being the director of the Science … More

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Nineworlds 2014 Geekfest is here!

Gollancz Team: - August 8th, 2014
Events

The moment we’ve all been waiting for is finally here. Science-fiction and fantasy convention season has begun. With the start of Nine Worlds Geekfest yesterday and all the genre events next week – Fantasy in the Court (Tuesday 12th), The Gollancz Festival (Wednesday 13th) and the 72nd Worldcon Convention (Thursday 14th – Monday 18th) – it’s possibly the most exciting time to be a British SFF fan…ever! Our San Diego Comic-con envy is now a distant memory.

Team Gollancz are feeling superbly … More

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Announcing the Gollancz Festival Digital Schedule!

Gollancz Team: - August 8th, 2014
Events, News

Gollancz is delighted to announce our Digital Panel line up for the Gollancz Festival. Our Digital Panels will be taking place ahead of the event at Waterstones Piccadilly on the 13th August 2014.

We’ve still got a few secret events up our sleeves, but there are so many brilliant things going on that we couldn’t wait to share! So take a moment to check out the incredible events we’ve got in store – and watch this space for more announcements … More

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From the Archive II

Gollancz Team: - July 28th, 2014
Editorial Posts, Events

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

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