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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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Fantasycon 2014: A guest post from Sophia McDougall

Gollancz Team: - April 2nd, 2014
Events, News, Other

We’re delighted to host a guest blog piece from the author and convention organiser Sophia McDougall today, talking about conventions. Are they the life-blood of the genre, or are they something for Other People? Have you been to one? . . . and are you thinking about coming to FantasyCon 2014? Over to Sophia!

I’m co-chairing FantasyCon 2014. The convention will run 5th–7th September, in the Royal York Hotel, situated, perhaps unsurprisingly, in York. Our guests of honour are Kate … More

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Den Patrick and Jen Williams in conversation

Gollancz Team: - March 11th, 2014
Den Patrick, Digital Deals, ebooks, Events, Extract, Fantasy

Last night we joined debut fantasy authors Den Patrick (The Boy with the Porcelain Blade) and Jen Williams (The Copper Promise) as they answered questions from Jared Shurin of Pornokitsch at a packed event at Blackwell’s Charing Cross Rd.

Jared Shurin kicked off proceedings by promising the first-time writers a ground-breaking, original opening question… one that they’ve surely never been asked before: “What inspired you to write your first novel?” he asked with a smile.

Following encouraging titters … More

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Announcing an Exciting Give Away and the Words of Radiance Blog Tour!

Gollancz Team: - March 6th, 2014
Brandon Sanderson, Events, Fantasy, News

Happy Publication Day to Brandon Sanderson’s Words of Radiance. We know many of you have been waiting anxiously for the latest installment of the Stormlight Archive. If, like us, you can’t help up share book love, we’ve got an exciting give away for you!

We’re celebrating today by giving you a chance to get your hands on an exclusive collectors card.  To enter tweet us @Gollancz with a photo of you and your copy ofMore

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Way of Kings Read Along (Chapters 1-3)

Gollancz Team: - February 19th, 2014
Brandon Sanderson, Events, Fantasy, Read Along

Hey there my WOK Readalongees,

Firstly, I want to thank each and every one of you who has decided to commit and join me on this journey through one of the decade’s finest fantasy books. Whether you are simply following this readalong to catch yourself up and jog your memory ready for Brandon Sanderson’s Words of Radiance, due out in March, or picking the book up for the first time (how I envy you!) I am going to do my … More

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