Apologies for the absence, but we’re back with a bumper update in our worldwide The Passage readalong with Fantasy Faction. The past few weeks we’ve been busy reading (or re-reading) The Passage in the spring sunshine because things have gotten very dark. Everything has started to unravel and the stakes couldn’t be higher for The First Colony. Warning for spoilers for everything in the first forty-three chapters of The Passage.
Don’t forget to join us in … More
Second, we hope you have just a little more left in you and ask that you bear with us for a little longer.
Gollancz’s direct submissions period was an outstanding success in numbers terms with around 1800 submissions received in the three weeks we were open. However, this success has translated into a rather longer sorting and reading period than we’d initially estimated. Which is why we appreciate your patience!
If you’re wondering how … More
It’s publication day again. And that means books! Like a dog chasing a car it’s impossible not to get excited every time one of these comes around. Especially when we have two such great books being published. One fantasy, one science fiction, both brilliant.
You’ve heard of Arthur C. Clarke, right? In 1971, he wrote a novella called “A Meeting with Medusa” featuring a man named Howard Falcon exploring the gas clouds of Jupiter in a hot-air balloon and discovering … More
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We’re delighted to announce that publication of Scott Lynch’s brilliant new novel The Thorn of Emberlain has moved to September 2016, to coincide with his appearance as a Guest of Honour at Fantasycon-by-the Sea. September is a the perfect moment for Scott to tour the UK and celebrate the publication of his fourth novel in the Gentleman Bastard sequence, and we can’t wait to share it with you.
Locke Lamora, thief, con-man, pirate, political deceiver must take on his most … More