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Gollancz: the Arthur C. Clarke Award-winners

Gollancz Author: - 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 secures World Rights to publish lavishly illustrated diaries celebrating Sir Terry Pratchett’s Discworld.

Gollancz Author: - April 8th, 2014
Acquisitions, News

pratchettGollancz, an imprint of the Orion Publishing Group, in partnership with the official purveyor of merchandise from Terry Pratchett’s Discworld, The Discworld Emporium, are delighted to announce plans to publish Discworld diaries for the next three years from 2015 to 2017. With background detail and hilarious one-liners, The Discworld Diaries will help all fans of Sir Terry Pratchett keep their lives in order.

Developed in consultation with Sir Terry Pratchett, the Discworld diaries are one part diary, one part guide to the arcane practices of the funniest creation in modern fantasy.

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Gollancz Author: - April 8th, 2014

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To celebrate Sir Terry Pratchett as The London Book Fair’s (LBF) Author of the Day on Tuesday 8 April, the International Authors Forum, in association with LBF, has designated Tuesday 8 April International Sir Terry Pratchett Day, to mark his phenomenal international publishing success.   

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Gollancz Author: - 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.

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Book of the Month: Son of the Morning

Gollancz Author: - April 2nd, 2014
Books of the month, Extract, Fantasy, Mark Alder

20140403_100936Our book of the month for April is the mighty Son of the Morning by Mark Alder. The best way to introduce it is via an edited letter from Simon,our Associate Publisher for Gollancz, which he penned to our Geeks earlier in the year (who you’ll be hearing more from later in the month) to bring them to this epic read. The first chapter is below, and we’re be serializing it throughout the month with a giveaway to come.

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