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The Gollancz Festival is Back!

Gollancz Team: - July 15th, 2016
Gollancz Festival, News

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 We are thrilled to be able to tell you that the Gollancz Festival is back!  This year we are working with Foyles Charing Cross Road to bring you two incredible days of events.

We will have three different bookshop panel events running from 17th-18th September at Foyles Charing Cross Road. These panel events will be three hours long and priced at £15 each. Find out more about our panel events, list of authors participating and timings here.

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Back from Eastercon with big news!

Gollancz Team: - March 29th, 2016
Awards, News

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We would like to congratulate Aliette de Bodard on her double win at the British Science Fiction Awards. Aliette won for best novel: The House of Shattered Wings and best short fiction: ‘Three Cups of Grief, by Starlight’. This is the first time a single author has won both best novel and best short fiction in the same year. Please join us in congratulating Aliette de Bodard.

We’d also like to congratulate Adam Roberts for winning … More

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Gollancz Signs Up Official Colouring Book by Acclaimed Discworld Artist

Gollancz Team: - March 29th, 2016
Acquisitions, News, Terry Pratchett

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We are delighted to announce the acquisition of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Colouring Book a colouring book of line drawings by Paul Kidby, Sir Terry Pratchett’s artist of choice.

Gollancz Digital Publisher, Darren Nash, brought the rights to  from Rob Wilkins at Narrativia, who own and control the exclusive multimedia and merchandising rights to all of Sir Terry’s works, including his Discworld characters and creations.

Gollancz published the Discworld novels in hardback from Equal Rites (1987) to Jingo (1997) – and … More

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Congratulations to Aliette de Bodard, Ian McDonald and Justina Robson!

Gollancz Team: - February 8th, 2016
Awards, News

BSFA Awards

We’d like to congratulate Aliette de Bodard, Ian McDonald and Justina Robson on their shortlisting for the BSFA Best Novel Award.

 

Luna by Ian McDonald

‘All the pleasures of a cut-throat soap opera in space’ The Guardian

The moon is home to five powerful houses; huge corporations, vying to take control of the moon’s vast resources at whatever cost – and in space, there are a thousand ways to die.

Perfect for fans of Stephen Baxter, Peter F. Hamilton and … More

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Altered Carbon has been sold to Netflix as series of ten 1 hour episodes

Gollancz Team: - January 21st, 2016
News, Richard Morgan

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We are delighted to share the news that Richard Morgan’s superb instant classic science fiction novel Altered Carbon has been sold to Netflix, as series of ten 1 hour episodes.

The series was conceived by showrunner Laeta Kalogridis, who will executive produce alongside Skydance Studio’s David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Marcy Ross. Richard Morgan will consult on the project.

And for those who’d like a taste of what’s to come: in the 25th century, the human mind has been … More

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