As you have probably noticed our deadline has, in the immortal words of Douglas Adams, whooshed by. This is despite our best efforts as rereading and considering each submission as well as writing handwritten notes to everyone in the last rounds was rather time consuming!
However, we are now down to the last stretch. The end is in sight! (or nigh depending on how you look at it)
The following titles remain on our list under consideration.
To Moor-Ocean Green
The Widowers Song
Higher … More
As many have noticed the two-month deadline we set ourselves for responding to all submissions has passed.
We are truly sorry about this as we have been trying our hardest to get through them, but there are just not enough of us to go through them quickly and still give each one the care and attention we feel we should. That’s the bad news.
The good news is we have finished the first round of submissions. This means we have looked at … More
Second, we hope you have just a little more left in you and ask that you bear with us for a little longer.
Gollancz’s direct submissions period was an outstanding success in numbers terms with around 1800 submissions received in the three weeks we were open. However, this success has translated into a rather longer sorting and reading period than we’d initially estimated. Which is why we appreciate your patience!
If you’re wondering how … More
After almost twenty years of being open to direct submissions, the Gollancz list has decided to move to a windowed direct submissions period each year. Please be aware that we won’t consider, or return, any direct unsolicited submissions which arrive after the 10th April.
We will open direct submissions again, for a limited period of time, later in 2015 and will make an announcement closer to the time.