W&N Fiction

Ursula K. Le Guin Accepts the National Book Foundation’s Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters

Gollancz Author: - November 21st, 2014
Awards, News, Ursula K Le Guin

Readers of this blog should need no introduction to Ursula K. Le Guin. Nor should they need us to tell them how important she is to modern literature – both within genre and without. They certainly shouldn’t need us to tell them that she has won a staggering five Hugos, six Nebulas, two World Fantasy Awards, three James Tiptree Jr Memorial Awards, a Theodore Sturgeon Memorial … More

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Happy Publication Day: November 20th 2014

Gollancz Author: - November 20th, 2014
Book Birthday, Brandon Sanderson, Fantasy, Science Fiction

We’d like to wish a very happy Publication Day to all of our books out in bookshops and online today. This week is EPIC with epic alien invasion, EPICS to battle and the conclusion of a ground-breaking series from Richard Morgan. We’ve got so many reasons to visit the bookshops this week! 

Empires Extraction and Empires: Infiltration by Gavin Deas-  This groundbreaking collaboration between two Gollancz authors tells of the invasion of Earth by two different alien races – … More

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The Rivers of London Rap is here!

Gollancz Author: - November 20th, 2014
Ben Aaronovitch, Fantasy, News

If you’re enjoying Ben’s new book, Foxglove Summer, or are just embarked on the Peter Grant series or are even just wondering what all the fuss is about we think you might enjoy this music video for The Rivers of London. It comes with lyrics and music by Ben “Doc Brown” Smith and Mikis Michaelides.

Complete with an excellent Peter (Doc Brown himself) and Beverley Brook and references to all the London based books in the series … More

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Gollancz acquire a must-read murder mystery

Gollancz Author: - November 20th, 2014
Acquisitions, Fantasy

Gollancz, an imprint of the Orion Publishing Group, are delighted to announce the acquisition of UK and Commonwealth rights to HOUSE OF SHATTERED WINGS and its sequel by multi award-winning author, Aliette de Bodard. Comparable to works of China Mieville and Iain M. Banks in epic scale and in delivering its ambitions, HOUSE OF SHATTERED WINGS is set in Paris amongst the aftermath of the Great Magicians War.

The rights of the two book deal were acquired … More

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Encounters with Alpha Centauri

Gollancz Author: - November 19th, 2014
Stephen Baxter, Uncategorized

We welcome Stephen Baxter to the Gollancz blog with a guest post about Buzz Aldrin’s Encounter with Tiber.

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