W&N Fiction

Hannu Rajaniemi Is Not A Real Man And I Can Prove It!

Gollancz Author: - July 17th, 2014
Gavin G. Smith, Guest Post, Hannu Rajaniemi, Uncategorized

Gollancz welcomes Gavin G. Smith back for a very special guest post in which he attempts to prove his rather spectacular theory about fellow author (and “arch-nemesis”) Hannu Rajaniemi.

(Most of this is true.)

My Story:

So Veteran, my first novel, was published in 2010.  There was something of a buzz about it beforehand.  I was one of two SF debuts from Gollancz that year.  Like most first time authors I was incredibly excited and looking forward to seeing the … More

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The Fantastic Elite Fiction collection arrives!

Gollancz Author: - July 15th, 2014
Elite: Dangerous, News

For the past year, Fantastic Books Publishing has been working with nineteen authors to create five pieces of Official Elite: Dangerous fiction, written under the same licence as the Gollancz books Elite: Docking is Difficult by Gideon Defoe, Elite: Nemorensis by Simon Spurrier and Elite: Wanted by Gavin Deas.

On hearing the harrowing statistic that only 1-7% of all new releases ever get published in a format that the blind and partially sighted community can … More

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Friday Read: The Seventh Miss Hatfield

Gollancz Author: - July 11th, 2014
Anna Caltabiano, Friday Reads

We’re cheating a bit this week, as The Seventh Miss Hatfield isn’t actually out until the 31st July . . .

The Seventh Miss Hatfield  is the book everyone here at Gollancz cannot stop talking about. This spellbinding debut from the hugely talented Anna Caltabiano is a tale of time-travel, 19th-century New York, unrequited love and a mysterious portrait . . . the perfect book to devour this weekend.

Plus, the eBook of The Seventh Miss Hatfield is … More

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10 Days to Edge-Lit 3!

Gollancz Author: - July 9th, 2014
Events, Jaine Fenn, Joe Abercrombie

There seems to be an epidemic of conventions in the UK at the moment.  August is simply awash with geeky goodness, with the second Nine Worlds Geekfest taking place at Heathrow from the 8th to the 10th, the International Discworld Convention (the Ankh-Morpork Grand Exhibition) with Manchester standing in for Ankh-Morpork from the 8th until the 11th, and, of course, the Big Kahoona: LonCon, the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention, setting off Sub-Etha Sens-O-Matics … More

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Patrick Rothfuss’ new story The Slow Regard of Silent Things

Gollancz Author: - July 9th, 2014
Cover Reveal, Fantasy, News, Patrick Rothfuss

Today we’re absolutely over the moon to share our cover for Patrick Rothfuss’ amazing new story The Slow Regard of Silent Things. In Pat’s own words:

It’s not book three. It’s not a mammoth tome that you can use to threaten people and hold open doors.

It’s a short, sweet story about one of my favorite characters.

It’s a book about Auri.

That’s the news. The short version. If you’d like the long version, I’ll give that below ….

And we can vouch that … More

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