Each April, Cityread asks London’s citizens, workers and visitors to pick up a book – the same book – and read it together. And you can get involved!
Over the next few weeks Ben Aaronovitch will tour across all 33 Boroughs, there will be immersive theatre events including a secret Folly themed Police training session at Westminster Reference … More
After almost twenty years of being open to direct submissions, the Gollancz list has decided to move to a windowed direct submissions period each year. Please be aware that we won’t consider, or return, any direct unsolicited submissions which arrive after the 10th April.
We will open direct submissions again, for a limited period of time, later in 2015 and will make an announcement closer to the time.
Marcus Gipps, Gollancz Commissioning Editor, has acquired World rights to the two novels, Stranger of Tempest and Princess of Blood, and two e-novellas by author of the bestselling Twilight Reign series Tom Lloyd from Simon Kavanagh of the Mic Cheetham Agency
Tom Lloyd’s brand new series of commercial fantasy adventures follow a brilliantly likeable mercenary with a sense of honour, struggling to maintain his decency in a world turned upside-down by war. He reluctantly signs up with … More
All at Gollancz are saddened by the news that Sir Terry Pratchett has passed away, finally succumbing to the Alzheimer’s Disease with which he was diagnosed in 2007. Our thoughts – and, we’re sure, the thoughts and prayers of his millions of fans – are with his family and friends at this difficult time.
AT LAST, SIR TERRY, WE MUST WALK TOGETHER.
— Terry Pratchett (@terryandrob) March 12, 2015
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.
Tags: Black Opera, Graham Joyce, Horns, Joe Haldeman, Joe Hill, Mary Gentle, Richard Morgan, The Cold Commands, The Forever War, The Silent Land, Unlikely Romance, Valenteine's Day, Valentines
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