W&N Fiction

Archive for the ‘News’ Category

The 72nd Worldcon, Loncon

Gollancz Team: - August 15th, 2014
Events, News

Gollancz is absolutely delighted to be attending LonCon 3 this weekend, in support of our very own guest of honour:

Malcolm Edwards

Guests of honour are selected for their outstanding contribution to the genre, and have made a wise choice for the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention. Malcolm has been a magazine, anthology and novel editor. He was one of the founders of Interzone, a contributor to the second edition of the Encyclopedia of Science Fiction in addition to being the director of the Science … More

Tags: , , , , ,
Posted in Events, News | 1 Comment »

Announcing the Gollancz Festival Digital Schedule!

Gollancz Team: - August 8th, 2014
Events, News

Gollancz is delighted to announce our Digital Panel line up for the Gollancz Festival. Our Digital Panels will be taking place ahead of the event at Waterstones Piccadilly on the 13th August 2014.

We’ve still got a few secret events up our sleeves, but there are so many brilliant things going on that we couldn’t wait to share! So take a moment to check out the incredible events we’ve got in store – and watch this space for more announcements … More

Tags: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Events, News | 7 Comments »

From the Archive: I

Gollancz Team: - July 21st, 2014
Arthur C. Clarke, News, Other, Science Fiction

At Gollancz we have the considerable good fortune to publish some of the biggest and greatest names in SF and Fantasy and to work with the most amazing backlist . . . which also means we have an astonishing archive containing some brilliant behind-the-scenes correspondence with authors which stretches back for decades.

Today we take real pleasure in sharing a few photos which delighted us – of Sir Arthur C. Clarke meeting Queen Elizabeth II, Pope John Paul II, and … More

Tags: , , , ,
Posted in Arthur C. Clarke, News, Other, Science Fiction | No Comments »

The Gollancz Festival 2014: The Full Schedule of Live Events at Waterstones Piccadilly

Gollancz Team: - July 18th, 2014
Events, News

We are delighted to share the full programme of author events at Waterstones Piccadilly for The Gollancz Festival on the 13th August 2014.

We have some sensational new additions to the line–ups of both rooms at Waterstones Piccadilly, including Joe Hill (Horns, NOS4R2) and Connie Willis (Blackout/All Clear). We will be releasing the dynamic schedule of daytime digital author events in due course.

For updates on digital events please register … More

Tags: , , , , ,
Posted in Events, News | 1 Comment »

The Fantastic Elite Fiction collection arrives!

Gollancz Team: - July 15th, 2014
Elite: Dangerous, News

For the past year, Fantastic Books Publishing has been working with nineteen authors to create five pieces of Official Elite: Dangerous fiction, written under the same licence as the Gollancz books Elite: Docking is Difficult by Gideon Defoe, Elite: Nemorensis by Simon Spurrier and Elite: Wanted by Gavin Deas.

On hearing the harrowing statistic that only 1-7% of all new releases ever get published in a format that the blind and partially sighted community can … More

Tags: , ,
Posted in Elite: Dangerous, News | No Comments »