W&N Fiction

Peter Higgins

Peter Higgins read English at Oxford University and Queen’s, Ontario. He was a Junior Research Fellow at Wolfson College, Oxford and worked in the British Civil Service. His short stories have appeared in Fantasy: Best of the Year 2007, Best New Fantasy 2, Asimov’s Science Fiction, Fantasy Magazine, Zahir and Revelation, and in Russian translation in the St Petersburg magazine Esli. His first novel was the acclaimed Wolfhound Century. He lives with his family in South Wales.


Exclusive Interview with Peter Higgins

We are delighted to welcome Peter Higgins back to the Gollancz Blog for a special interview. Peter Higgins is the author of the forthcoming Wolfhound Empire. Find out what books Peter has been reading recently, his favourite author, his writing rituals, most recommended book and much more!

Who is your favourite author? David Bowie. Jack Kirby. Robert Holdstock. Hidetaka Miyazaki. Susan Cooper. Joan Aiken. Graham Sutherland. Peter Redgrove. Ted Hughes. T S Eliot. Dylan Thomas. Angela Carter. Joyce Carol Oates. … More

Tags: , , , , ,
Posted in Author Post, Interview, Peter Higgins | No Comments »

Cover Reveal: Wolfhound Empire

We’re delighted to reveal the cover for Peter Higgins’ incredible Wolfhound Empire, which is adorned with an illustration by the ridiculously talented Jeffrey Alan Love. This omnibus edition contains all three books in the trilogy – Wolfhound Century, Truth and Fear and Radiant State. Set in the Vlast, a superbly imagined ‘other’ Russia, between these pages you’ll find an epic land of trackless forest, sentient rain and powers deep in the Earth…

Inspector Vissarion Lom is summoned to the great … More

Tags: , , , , , , ,
Posted in Peter Higgins | 25 Comments »

The Wolfhound Century Trilogy a Guest Post by Peter Higgins

We are delighted to welcome Peter Higgins back to the Gollancz Blog for a special post on his Wolfhound Century trilogy. 

It’s only now all three books are done and out there, they’ve got away from me, that I can tell the story whole. When you’re face is pressed up close against what you’re doing, you think you know what it is but the big finished picture still surprises.

The Wolfhound Century trilogy is … More

Tags: , , , ,
Posted in Author Post, Peter Higgins | No Comments »

Revealed: A New Cover Look For Peter Higgins’ Wolfhound Century Books

Simon Spanton drops by to tell us all about the incredible new look for Wolfhound Century, Truth and Fear and Radiant State by Peter Higgins.

Peter Higgin’s Wolfhound Century books have been acclaimed by everyone from Nina Allan to Francis Spufford with Richard Morgan, Adam Roberts and Hannu Rajaniemi inbetween.

This spellbinding mix of  fantasy and SF set in a world that echoes a surreal and magical Soviet Union of the first half of the twentieth century has won ardent fans but … More

Tags: , , , ,
Posted in Cover Reveal, Peter Higgins | 1 Comment »

Exclusive Murder Room Crossover: Peter Higgins Reviews Red Winter

In an exchange placement with our crime-loving cousins at the Murder Room, Wolfhound Century author Peter Higgins slipped into the world of historical thriller fiction to read Dan Smith’s new paperback Red Winter. This is what he discovered…

 A man on horseback emerges from the edge of a dark forest, crosses a shallow icy river and enters a village. The horse is uneasy, the village silent and … More

Tags: , , , ,
Posted in Author Post, Fiction, Peter Higgins | No Comments »