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Gollancz Author: - 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 Author: - 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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Hannu Rajaniemi Is Not A Real Man And I Can Prove It!

Gollancz Author: - July 17th, 2014
Gavin G. Smith, Guest Post, Hannu Rajaniemi, Uncategorized

Gollancz welcomes Gavin G. Smith back for a very special guest post in which he attempts to prove his rather spectacular theory about fellow author (and “arch-nemesis”) Hannu Rajaniemi.

(Most of this is true.)

My Story:

So Veteran, my first novel, was published in 2010.  There was something of a buzz about it beforehand.  I was one of two SF debuts from Gollancz that year.  Like most first time authors I was incredibly excited and looking forward to seeing the … More

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The Fantastic Elite Fiction collection arrives!

Gollancz Author: - 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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Friday Read: The Seventh Miss Hatfield

Gollancz Author: - July 11th, 2014
Anna Caltabiano, Friday Reads

We’re cheating a bit this week, as The Seventh Miss Hatfield isn’t actually out until the 31st July . . .

The Seventh Miss Hatfield  is the book everyone here at Gollancz cannot stop talking about. This spellbinding debut from the hugely talented Anna Caltabiano is a tale of time-travel, 19th-century New York, unrequited love and a mysterious portrait . . . the perfect book to devour this weekend.

Plus, the eBook of The Seventh Miss Hatfield is … More

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