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.
There seems to be an epidemic of conventions in the UK at the moment. August is simply awash with geeky goodness, with the second Nine Worlds Geekfest taking place at Heathrow from the 8th to the 10th, the International Discworld Convention (the Ankh-Morpork Grand Exhibition) with Manchester standing in for Ankh-Morpork from the 8th until the 11th, and, of course, the Big Kahoona: LonCon, the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention, setting off Sub-Etha Sens-O-Matics … More
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Today we’re absolutely over the moon to share our cover for Patrick Rothfuss’ amazing new story The Slow Regard of Silent Things. In Pat’s own words:
It’s not book three. It’s not a mammoth tome that you can use to threaten people and hold open doors.
It’s a short, sweet story about one of my favorite characters.
It’s a book about Auri.
That’s the news. The short version. If you’d like the long version, I’ll give that below ….
And we can vouch that … More
As noted earlier in posts about the Hugos, Nebulas, Arthur C. Clarke and BSFA Awards, SF Gateway and Gollancz have quite a decent strike rate in the major genre prizes. So how do we score with the John W. Campbell, Jr Memorial Award? Well, in keeping with earlier efforts: not bad, not bad at all . . .
Olivia (@babelfishwars – go follow her she’s dangerous) is one of our copy editors. Consequently she is not easily bewildered or worried by things she gets sent in the mail. Until the day this box turned up. We hand over to Olivia to tell the tale (and yes all our authors are very welcome to write in and correct her piece for spelling, grammar and continuity).
She wanted you to have this I don’t know why or who you are, … More