W&N Fiction

We Were There First: Edge of Tomorrow

Gollancz Author: - July 4th, 2014
Films, Masterworks

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 . . .

Rush Limbaugh’s newsletter, 2012

D&D Third Edition Monster Manual II, 2002

. . . well.

<ahem> Given … More

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Introducing The Seventh Miss Hatfield

Gollancz Author: - July 3rd, 2014
Anna Caltabiano, Editorial Posts, Extract, Fiction, Uncategorized

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

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On This Day: The First Worldcon

Gollancz Author: - July 2nd, 2014
Events, Science Fiction

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.

This major event began in 1939 and (following an early hiatus caused by war, from 1942 to … More

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Justina Robson’s ‘Five Things About Your Work In Progress’ (SPOILERS!)

Gollancz Author: - June 30th, 2014
Justina Robson, Science Fiction

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

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Live Update: Gollancz Festival News As It Happens

Gollancz Author: - June 26th, 2014
Events, News

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

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