Simon Ings is the author of six previous novels and two non-fiction titles and has been published by both genre and literary lists. His debut novel Hot Head was widely acclaimed. He writes non-fiction for Faber, contributes to New Scientist and is the editor of ArcFinity magazine. He was born in 1965 and lives in London.
We’re thrilled to see the superb Wolves by Simon Ings feature twice on the BSFA Award shortlist. Once for best novel (congratulations Simon!) and once for Best Cover (congratulations to Jeffrey Alan Love for his frankly inspired artwork and to Nick May for his elegant design).
And with Bete shortlisted for Best Cover as well it’s time to congratulate Blacksheep again for only the latest in their excellent run … More
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We’d like to wish a very happy Publication Day to all of our books out in bookshops and online today. From brand new cases to acclaimed masterworks, to bleak futures and incredible adventures we’ve got some of the best and brightest SF&F to add to you to be read list this week!.
Michael G. Coney Gateway Omnibus: From the vaults of the SF Gateway, the most comprehensive digital library of classic SFF titles ever assembled, comes an ideal introduction … More
Tags: A Dream of Wessex, Ben Aaronovitch, Christopher Priest, Fantasy, Foxglove Summer, George RR Martin, Metro 2034, Michael G. Coney, SF, SF Gateway, Simon Ings, Wild Cards: Lowball, Wolves
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It was sad, of course, that the Guest of Honour slot for Iain Banks at the World SF Convention was in memoriam for this wonderful man and writer. He’s a huge loss to us and the wider literary community but left behind an extraordinary legacy of books. With the Con over we thought it would be fitting to mark the end of this wonderful event by celebrating, again, Iain Banks. So we’re hugely grateful to Simon Ings and … More
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The good news is that January is nearly over. The bad news is, this is also means that this is the last chapter of Wolves we’ll be sharing as our book of the month, to make room for next month’s pick. You can catch up on Chapter One and Chapter Two, and some lucky Gollancz Geeks will soon be getting their paws (geddit?! Because of the wolf thing. Anyone? No?) on … More
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Our book of the month in January is Wolves by Simon Ings, which is best described in a different Simon’s introduction to chapter one last week. It is a chilling dystopian work; a story about technology becomes a personal quest into a changed world and the pursuit of a secret from the past. A secret about a missing mother, a secret that could hide a murder. This is no dry analysis of how a technology might change us, … More
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