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Scott Lynch

Scott Lynch was born in 1978 in St. Paul, Minnesota, where he still lives now. In addition to being a freelance writer for various role playing game companies he has done all the usual jobs writers put in their bios: dishwasher, waiter, web designer, marketing writer, office manager and short-order cook.


Gollancz reveals extensive new publishing plans for Ursula K. Le Guin

We are thrilled to announce a far-reaching new publishing project for Ursula K. Le Guin. We have acquired UK and Commonwealth Rights to five  significant novels, two short story collections, a volume of selected non-fiction, as well as eBook rights to twelve widely-acclaimed novels including A Wizard of Earthsea and The Dispossessed amongst others.

Our  announcement coincides with the initial broadcast of a BBC Radio 4 Ursula K. Le Guin documentary (today, 11.30am, BBC Radio 4) where … More

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Cover Reveal: The Thorn of Emberlain

You can imagine how excited we are to be revealing this particular cover. Yes! We’re looking to publish The Thorn of Emberlain before the end of 2015. We have sat on the secret of its dramatic plot turn for some long while and on this stunning image from Alejandro Colucci while Scott took a look at it, but now we just have to let you see it.

As you can tell from the armour, the business like blades and the scarlet … More

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The Republic of Thieves by Scott Lynch

Simon Spanton tells us why we should all go and buy The Republic of Thieves paperback, and why B format is his personal favourite…

Hearty congratulations to Scott Lynch on the mass market paperback publication of his awesome Gentleman Bastard novel The Republic of Thieves.

Here’s your chance to catch up on the adventures of fantasy’s two favourite con men – the artful Locke Lamora and the somewhat more direct Jean Tannen – for a new lower price and more portable format. … More

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Please take a moment to vote!

Gollancz is delighted to share some news about award nominations!

70,000 people voted to put together a fantastic shortlist for the David Gemmell Legend awards this year and now it’s up to all of YOU to choose the best of the lot in time for the glittering awards ceremony on Friday the 13th June.

We are really thrilled to have one of our titles featured in every category this year – and our nominated books and authors are:

Bestselling novel The … More

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On the third day of Geekmas…

It’s day three of the twelve days of Geekmas and the gifts are growing ever more fruitful. We’ll be adding another prize into the bundle every day over the next couple of weeks here on the blog, but you can also win a daily prize over on Twitter by following @Gollancz and doing what Simon Spanton tells you to do. We’ve got a pretty fine addition to our bundle today, as you can see.

On the third day … More

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