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Happy Publication Day: 9th April 2015

Gollancz Team: - April 9th, 2015
Book Birthday, News

We’d like to wish a very happy Publication Day to all of our books out in bookshops and online today. This week it’s all about the paperbacks and we have all the paperbacks a reader could want. From classic SF and Fantasy to contemporary masters of the genre we’ve so many unmissible new books to pick up or downloand from your local  bookshop, library or from your preferred e-tailer. Wish lists at the ready. 

Red Country by Joe Abercrombie- The violent, … 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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The Gollancz Festival is back!

Gollancz Team: - April 2nd, 2015

You asked and we answered! The Gollancz Festival is back! Filled with more events, more venues, more authors, more of everything you asked for and a few surprises! Save the dates for the 16th and 17th October. This year we will be working in conjunction with Waterstones and Future PLC, the publisher of SFX and Total Film magazines and the website GamesRadar+.

The festival is expanding over two days and will have events in Waterstones Manchester Deansgate on the 16th and Waterstones Piccadilly … More

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Rivers of London is taking over the capital!

Gollancz Team: - April 1st, 2015
Ben Aaronovitch, Events, Fantasy, News

Join us this month as we team up with Cityread London to make Rivers of London the book everyone in the capital is talking about.

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

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Gollancz direct submissions: closing on 10th April

Gollancz Team: - March 30th, 2015

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.

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