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It’s Falconer Friday! Are you ready for Chapter Two?

Gollancz Author: - September 6th, 2013
Dark Fantasy, Elizabeth May, Extract, Fantasy, Young Adult

It’s always wonderful to get the opportunity to introduce a book you think is wonderful, and today I get to do exactly that! We’ve already talked a little bit about The Falconer by Elizabeth May on the blog. We had a cover reveal and a fabulous how-it-was-made post from Elizabeth herself too. You can even read the first chapter of this fabulous book to get a taste of what’s in … More

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Steelheart – Chapter 1 extract

Gollancz Author: - September 5th, 2013
Brandon Sanderson, Extract


Brandon Sanderson is that wonderful thing – a hugely prolific and genuinely original and creative author. Whether writing epic fantasy, tight novellas, whether creating fascinating magic systems or thrilling new worlds, whether pleasing fans of Robert Jordan, or entertaining that most demanding audience of all – children, or pleasing his own growing army of fans with something new and wonderful every. Single. Time. This is an author with storytelling in his blood.

We’re thrilled therefore to introduce a new book and … More

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The Lies of Locke Lamora Read Along- Week Four

Gollancz Author: - September 3rd, 2013
Events, Fantasy, Read Along, Scott Lynch

Happy Tuesday Gollancz Blog readers we hope you all had a fantastic weekend! Welcome back for our fourth post in our Locke Lamora Read Along series. The brilliant Marc from Fantasy Faction, returns to the Gollancz Blog with a insightful and in-depth look at the final chapters of The Lies of Locke Lamora. If you missed last week’s read along you can catch up by clicking here.

Are you reading along? Have you read the books already? … More

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Frederik Pohl (1919-2013)

Gollancz Author: - September 3rd, 2013

All of us at Gollancz and SF Gateway are saddened to learn of the death yesterday of Frederik Pohl: author, editor, literary agent and fan.

Pohl was a member of the influential SF group The Futurians, along with such major SF figures as Isaac Asimov, James Blish, Damon Knight, C.M. Kornbluth, Judith Merril and Donald Wollheim. Throughout a … More

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Gollancz at the Hugo Awards

Gollancz Author: - September 2nd, 2013
Awards, Brandon Sanderson, John Scalzi, News, Saladin Ahmed

The biggest fan voted awards in the genre, the Hugos, were awarded this year at the 71st World SF Convention at San Antonio. We couldn’t be more thrilled that our authors feature heavily amongst the winners. We’d like to congratulate them and all the other shortlisted individuals and organisation on their achievement.

The Best Novel Hugo was won by the redoubtable, trenchant and ever entertaining John Scalzi for his fantastic novel Redshirts. If you don’t follow John … More

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