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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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Tickets to a Gollancz Festival 2015 day for aspiring writers go on sale

Gollancz Team: - September 21st, 2015
Events, Gollancz Festival, News

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Gollancz is delighted to share two substantial updates regarding The Gollancz Festival. Firstly, the full schedule of events, including the topics for discussion and selection of panellists, at the events in Manchester, 16 October, and London, 17 October, is now available at gollanczfestival.com.

Secondly, Gollancz is launching an additional Waterstones Piccadilly-based event for at aspiring writers on Sunday 18 October, from 12 until 3pm!

Tickets to The Gollancz Festival 2015 at London Piccadilly sold out in an astonishing three weeks. Subsequently Gollancz … More

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Award-winning author Simon Morden joins Gollancz

Gollancz Team: - September 11th, 2015
Acquisitions, News


Gollancz is delighted to announce the acquisition of two sweeping science fantasy novels from Philip K. Dick Award-winning author, Simon Morden. The world of Down Station is built on another, magical, world that bears uncanny links to home.

 Simon Morden joins Gollancz the specialist SFF imprint of the Orion Publishing Group with an out-of-the-ordinary novel with engaging characters, a gripping plot and a surprising take on familiar genre tropes and themes in the vein of Michael Moorcock and … More

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Exciting News From Gollancz

Gollancz Team: - July 28th, 2015

We are delighted that the brilliant Charlie Panayiotou (@charlie­_panayi) has been recognised for his exceptional organisation talents, and has been promoted to full time editorial management where he will continue to work closely with the Gollancz list. He has been amazing and tireless over the past six years, and will be fantastic in his new capacity.

Charlie’s new role begins on the 10th August.

From the 10th August we are very pleased to welcome Craig Leyenaar to the Gollancz team … More

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