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Gollancz at Eastercon – Satellite 4 is go!

Gollancz Team: - April 18th, 2014
Awards, Den Patrick, Editorial Posts, Events, Fantasy, Mark Alder, MD Lachlan, News, Paul McAuley, Phillip Mann, Richard Morgan, Science Fiction, Terry Pratchett

It’s the Easter weekend, which means all right-minded people are off work and spending time trapped in ridiculous travel delays. Not Gollancz, though – no, we’re in Glasgow for Eastercon, the annual four-day celebration of all things SF (and beer!). Don’t forget to vote for the BSFA awards if you’re here!

Attending from Gollancz are Gillian Redfearn, Sophie Calder and Marcus Gipps. Do come and say hello if you see us pottering around.

So, here’s a list of where Gollancz and our … More

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ELITE A GUIDE FOR THE UNINITIATED

Gollancz Team: - April 15th, 2014
News, Other, Science Fiction

I was delighted to hear that classic game ELITE was making a comeback this year, and even more delighted when I learned that Gollancz would be publishing a trio of tie-in novels. But what is thing you call ELITE, you cry? You mean you don’t know?!

Well, I had a similar reaction from some of m’learned (or not) sales colleagues, so I put together the following to help them sell it in…

Morning all,

It has come to my attention that some of … More

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Friday Reads: Annihilation

Gollancz Team: - April 11th, 2014
Friday Reads, Science Fiction

My Friday reads this week isn’t one of our books. Annihilation by Jeff Vandermeer is published by 4th Estate (and they’re to be congratulated for producing a book that looks every bit as gorgeous and mysterious as you’d want given what’s inside).

Jeff was a writer who I’d heard a lot about, an editor and anthologist whose work I was very familiar with, but also an author of novels I’d never actually managed to get round to reading. That has now changed with … More

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Gollancz: the Arthur C. Clarke Award-winners

Gollancz Team: - April 9th, 2014
Awards, M. John Harrison, News, Paul McAuley, Richard Morgan, Science Fiction

A few weeks ago, we highlighted our success over the lifetime of the BSFA Awards, with Gollancz and SF Gateway combined having a staggering 33 of the 43 winners to date. We’re hoping that will go up to 34 out of 44, when this year’s award is announced 65th Eastercon in Glasgow, the weekend after next, with Paul McAuley‘s Evening’s Empires and Christopher … More

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GOLLANCZ CRASHES HEAVEN WITH SPECTACULAR DEBUT SF NOVEL

Gollancz Team: - April 4th, 2014
Acquisitions, News, Science Fiction

Gollancz, an imprint of The Orion Publishing Group, has bought world rights to a remarkable SF debut. Written by an assured new UK author, Crashing Heaven echoes classic SF and brings a cutting edge digital twist.

Simon Spanton, Gollancz Associate Publisher, bought rights for two books from London author Al Robertson in a major pre-empt ahead of an auction, through Sue Armstrong at Conville & Walsh.  The first novel, Crashing Heaven, will be published in June 2015.

Crashing Heaven … More

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