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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

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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

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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

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Patrick Rothfuss’ new story The Slow Regard of Silent Things

Gollancz Team: - July 9th, 2014
Cover Reveal, Fantasy, News, Patrick Rothfuss

Today we’re absolutely over the moon to share our cover for Patrick Rothfuss’ amazing new story The Slow Regard of Silent Things. In Pat’s own words:

It’s not book three. It’s not a mammoth tome that you can use to threaten people and hold open doors.

It’s a short, sweet story about one of my favorite characters.

It’s a book about Auri.

That’s the news. The short version. If you’d like the long version, I’ll give that below ….

And we can vouch that … More

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Live Update: Gollancz Festival News As It Happens

Gollancz Team: - June 26th, 2014
Events, News

We’ve been absolutely thrilled to announce the Gollancz Festival 2014 today.

We’d like to thank the trade, bloggers and authors for your enthusiasm and help with sharing our exciting news. But that’s not all…

We can now officially reveal a host of extra names to the bill for digital participation and to events at Waterstones including Richard Morgan, Justina Robson, Hannu Rajaniemi, Nalini Singh, Jaine Fenn, A J Dalton, David Moody, Pat Cadigan, Miles Cameron, Kit Berry, Greg Bear, Peter Higgins, Elspeth … More

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