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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.


An Update from Scott Lynch

Hello, everyone–

As you’ve probably noticed, retailers have been doing funny things with pre-orders of THE THORN OF EMBERLAIN, and the reason for that is because, despite all our hopes and the heroic patience of my publishers, we’re not going to make the expected September release date.

I am incredibly sorry about this, and I want it to be understood that there’s nobody to blame but me. In addition to the expected obstacles, I severely complicated my life this year by moving. … More

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An Update on The Thorn of Emberlain

We’re delighted to announce that publication of Scott Lynch’s brilliant new novel The Thorn of Emberlain has moved to September 2016, to coincide with his appearance as a Guest of Honour at Fantasycon-by-the Sea. September is a the perfect moment for Scott to tour the UK and celebrate the publication of his fourth novel in the Gentleman Bastard sequence, and we can’t wait to share it with you.

Locke Lamora, thief, con-man, pirate, political deceiver must take on his most … More

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Team Gollancz Friday Reads

 This weekend Team Gollancz are reading a delightfully eclectic selection..

Sophie – Rawblood by Catriona Ward

Graeme – Pump Six by Paolo Bacigalupi

Amy – Poseidon’s Wake by Alastair Reynolds

Jen –All The Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

Darren – Bill The Galactic Hero by Harry Harrison

Simon – A History of Ancient Britain by Neil Oliver

Marcus – The Republic Of Thieves by Scott Lynch

What are you reading this weekend? Let us know in … More

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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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