The rather excellent comics news site Bleeding Cool has a semi-regular feature it calls The Swipe Files, where recent comics covers are placed side-by-side with covers from the past, to which they bear an uncanny resemblance. Readers are left to their own discretion to decide whether the similarity is coincidence, homage or . . .
. . . well.
<ahem> Given … More
Gollancz Editor, Marcus Gipps, introduces us to Anna Caltabiano’s The Seventh Miss Hatfield.
When her agent first told me about Anna Caltabiano, I was a little sceptical. A 17-year-old who’d written her second novel? Her second? I’m a firm believer that anyone has the potential to write a good novel, but generally it takes a lot of practice and experience to make it work. However I had worked with Anna’s agent before, and knew that she was taking this very … More
Not for the first time, we are indebted to the Hugo-winning Encyclopedia of Science Fiction for pointing out – via its excellent On This Day function – that the first Worldcon began seventy-five years ago today in New York City.
In March of next year we’re publishing Justina Robson’s new book The Glorious Angels. I’ve just finished editing the book and had talked to Justina telling her how excited I was by it – it’s strange, original and compelling. And quite brave I think. Justina is one of the most skilled and thoughtful of the current generation of SF writers and I’m really proud and thrilled that we’re publishing this new novel from her. So when I … More
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