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You can take Ben Aaronovitch out of London…

Gollancz Team: - October 13th, 2014
Ben Aaronovitch, Events, Fantasy, News

In the anticipated fifth instalment in THE SUNDAY TIMES bestselling RIVERS OF LONDON series, FOXGLOVE SUMMER (published on the 13th of November 2014), Ben Aaronovitch takes Peter Grant out of London – to a small village in Herefordshire where the local police are reluctant to admit that there might be a supernatural element to the disappearance of some local children.

Local bookshops and festivals will be celebrating the publication of FOXGLOVE SUMMER throughout November 2014, and … More

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Graham Joyce 1954-2014. Readers are not strangers.

Gollancz Team: - September 10th, 2014
Graham Joyce, News

I was so lucky to be able to count Graham as a friend and utterly proud to have been able to be his publisher. I’m devastated to have lost a friend, devastated that I’ve now edited his last novel. As a novelist he bore the characteristics that made him such a lovely man: a warm, endless affection for people; an understanding of their troubles; a fierce belief in social justice; a, somehow, no-nonsense fascination with and acceptance of the … More

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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

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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

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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

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