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Gollancz acquire controversial novels from winner of the Russian Little Booker Prize, Victor Pelevin

Gollancz Team: - April 17th, 2015
Acquisitions, Fiction

Gollancz is delighted to announce the acquisition of World English Rights to two post-modern satirical novels by leading Russian contemporary fiction writer, Victor Pelevin.

Gollancz Publishing Director, Gillian Redfearn, acquired World English rights. Gillian Redfearn said: ‘Pelevin is a high-profile addition to our selective programme of publishing in translation. He’s a master of speculative fiction, blending sharp observations with engaging stories in a literary style. We’re delighted to be sharing his work with the English-language readership.’

S.N.U.F.F. is a stunning post-apocalyptic take … More

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Gollancz reveals extensive new publishing plans for Ursula K. Le Guin

Gollancz Team: - April 9th, 2015
ebooks, Fantasy, Fiction, News, Scott Lynch, Ursula K Le Guin

We are thrilled to announce a far-reaching new publishing project for Ursula K. Le Guin. We have acquired UK and Commonwealth Rights to five  significant novels, two short story collections, a volume of selected non-fiction, as well as eBook rights to twelve widely-acclaimed novels including A Wizard of Earthsea and The Dispossessed amongst others.

Our  announcement coincides with the initial broadcast of a BBC Radio 4 Ursula K. Le Guin documentary (today, 11.30am, BBC Radio 4) where … More

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Happy Publication Day: 26th March 2015

Gollancz Team: - March 26th, 2015
Book Birthday, Fantasy, Fiction, Gavin G. Smith, Science Fiction, Ursula K Le Guin

We’d like to wish a very happy Publication Day to all of our books out in bookshops and online today. This week’s new titles feature ground breaking SF and Ursula K. Le Guin’s HUGO AWARD-winning tale of colonisation and oppression. SF and Fantasy fans, we’ve got two unmissible new books to pick up or download from your local  bookshop, library or from your preferred e-tailer. 

The Word for World is Forest by Ursula K. Le Guin- The must-read Hugo … More

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Writing Dystopian Coming of Age Fiction

Gollancz Team: - March 10th, 2015
Author Post, Fiction, Guest Post

This week on the blog we’ve got two very different guests posts about YA (or not YA) and coming of age in dystopia fiction. We’ve invited Antonia Honeywell, whose book The Ship is published by our sister imprint, W&N, to tell us about the process of writing YA Dystopian Fiction. Tomorrow Sarah Pinborough will be back on the blog discussing YA or not YA. Londoners can see both Antonia,  Sarah and an incredible line up of authors … More

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Our Top Five #UnlikelyRomances in SFF

Gollancz Team: - February 13th, 2015
Fantasy, Fiction, Friday Reads, Graham Joyce, Joe Hill, Mary Gentle, Masterworks, News, Science Fiction, Seasonal Posts

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. Love it or hate it, it’s a holiday all about love. This Valentine’s Day we thought we’d mark the occasion by sharing  some of our favourite unlikely romances in SFF. What do we mean by unlikely romances? We mean romantic plots/relationships in books not known for their romances. Here are our Top Five #UnlikelyRomances in SFF. 

The Cold Commands by Richard Morgan - Ringil is an aristocrat, he has it all. But he is also gay in … More

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