W&N Fiction

Happy Birthday, Ursula Le Guin!

Gollancz Author: - October 21st, 2013
Masterworks, SF Gateway

On this day, eighty-four years ago, Ursula Kroeber Le Guin was born. I’m not sure whether she’s celebrating the event, but we certainly are! Apart from being one of the most lyrical, insightful, imaginative and important authors the SFF field has ever produced, she is that rarest of writers: one fêted by the literary establishment as much as by the SFF community. If anyone ever tries to tell you that SF or fantasy writers are technically inferior to … More

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Geeks Friday Reads: The Falconer

Gollancz Author: - October 18th, 2013
Dark Fantasy, Elizabeth May, Fantasy, Friday Reads, Gollancz Geeks, Young Adult

Happy Friday Gollancz Blog Readers! We are happy to share with you our first  Geeks Friday Read for The Falconer, a September Gollancz Geeks title!  Today’s Geeks Friday Read is from Ti Colluney. You can follow Ti on Twitter @EternalsBlissy

I was super thrilled to hear I had been chosen to review The Falconer by Elizabeth May.  I had not heard of the book or the author except through the Geeks and I am always … More

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New Column Coming to the SF Gateway!

Gollancz Author: - October 18th, 2013
Editorial Posts, Science Fiction, SF Gateway

We are delighted to announce a new regular monthly column on the SF Gateway blog, curated by the excellent Kev McVeigh and devoted to exploring the too-oft forgotten landscape of women’s SF & fantasy. Titled ‘From the Attic’ after Sandra Gilbert and Susan Gubar’s pioneering book on women in 19th century novels The Madwoman in the Attic: The Woman … More

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Friday Reads: Run to the Stars

Gollancz Author: - October 18th, 2013
Friday Reads, Science Fiction, SF Gateway

I’ve been going on a bit of a Michael Scott Rohan reading jag in the last year or so, for no real good reason than I remembered liking his work a lot. I reread the Spiral series (available as Gateway ebooks! Here’s the link to the first one)  first, as when I was unpacking boxes looking for the book I really I wanted to read I came upon them instead, and thought I might as well go with it. … More

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Happy publication day to The Last Dark!

Gollancz Author: - October 17th, 2013
Extract, Fantasy, Stephen Donaldson

the last dark

Today we are more than proud to be publishing the culmination of one of the landmark series of modern fantasy. The First, Second and Last Chronicles of Thomas Covenant by Stephen Donaldson have been a dominant feature on the fantasy landscape since the publication of the first book, Lord Foul’s Bane, in 1977. The nine novels which followed have never been out of print since publication and the series has sold millions around the world. But it is not … More

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