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Charlaine Harris shares with us her literary inspiration for International Women’s Day

Gollancz Team: - March 4th, 2016
Charlaine Harris, Events, Fiction

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We’re teaming up with our sister websites One Book Lane and W&N ahead of International Women’s Day to celebrate our literary heroines for #WonderWomen16! Today we are kicking things off with a guest post from the incredible Charlaine Harris!  Join us on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram to tell us about your heroines for #WonderWomen16.

 

The late great Shirley Jackson has always been my hero.

I can’t remember if I read We Have … More

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Cover Reveal: Heart of Granite

Gollancz Team: - February 17th, 2016
Cover Art, Cover Reveal, Fantasy, Fiction, James Barclay

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We are thrilled to reveal the stunning cover for James Barclay’s brand new book, Heart of Granite. This stunning military fantasy will sweep you away to another world filled with intrigue, action, adventure and an unforgettable new hero.

One man, one brief conversation . . . a whole world of trouble . . .

The world has become a battleground in a war which no side is winning. But for those determined to retain power, the prolonged stalemate cannot be … More

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Who Killed Woodbine Scab? A Short Story by Gavin G. Smith

Gollancz Team: - January 25th, 2016
Author Post, Fiction, Gavin G. Smith, Science Fiction, Short Stories, Short Story

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We are delighted to welcome Gavin G. Smith back to the Gollancz Blog for a special guest post. Gavin returns to the blog with the exclusive short story: Who Killed Woodbine Scab?

 

You know how deeply unsatisfying those stories that end with ‘it was all a dream’ are? Well let me say right off the bat that this was all a hallucination. The only bit that I’m reasonably sure was real was the raid on the lab.

Before we … More

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Gollancz signs up sequel to The War of the Worlds from Stephen Baxter

Gollancz Team: - December 2nd, 2015
Acquisitions, Alternate History, Fiction, Science Fiction, Stephen Baxter

Gollancz is delighted to announce the acquisition of World rights to The Massacre of Mankind. Gollancz Commissioning Editor, Marcus Gipps, bought world rights from Chris Schelling of Selectric Artists.

The Massacre of Mankind is a sequel to one of the most famous and influential SF books ever – The War of the Worlds, by H.G. Wells. The novel is written by the multi-award-winning co-author of The Long Earth novels with Terry Pratchett, Stephen Baxter.

Marcus Gipps, Gollancz Commissioning Editor and the editor … More

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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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