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Congratulations to our BSFA shortlisted titles!

Gollancz Team: - February 13th, 2015
Adam Roberts, Awards, Science Fiction, Simon Ings

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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On Something Coming Through A Guest Post From Paul McAuley

Gollancz Team: - February 10th, 2015
Author Post, Paul McAuley, Science Fiction

We are delighted to welcome the brilliant Paul McAuley back to the Gollancz Blog with a special guest post on his brand new book Something Coming Through.

The first glimmer came in a short story, ‘Dust’, written for an anthology celebrating the classic science-fiction film Forbidden Planet. Like the film, my story was about the powers and perils of ancient alien technology, and somewhere in the background was a hint that people were able to explore … More

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Cover Reveal- Luna: New Moon

Gollancz Team: - February 10th, 2015
Cover Art, Cover Reveal, Science Fiction

We are absolutely thrilled to be able to reveal the cover for Ian McDonald’s new novel, Luna: New Moon. Designed by Black Sheep (who are also responsible for Adam Roberts’ covers) this was one of those happy occasions when the designers not just hit the brief for the cover but make it better than you ever imagined it might be.

Ian has set out to do for the moon what he has previously (with River of Gods, … More

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Cover Reveal: Crashing Heaven

Gollancz Team: - January 27th, 2015
Al Robertson, Cover Reveal

We’re delighted to be able to exclusively reveal the cover for a superb SF debut that we’re publishing in June.

Crashing Heaven by Al Robertson is a thrillingly dark, bitingly witty post-cyberpunk thriller that reminded me of the excitement of reading Neuromancer for the first time. With an AI that appears as a (completely terrifying) ventriloquist’s dummy and corporations that have literally become gods this is an update on cyberpunk’s key themes that is as entertaining as … More

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Why our alien invasion story is better than all the others

Gollancz Team: - January 21st, 2015
Gavin G. Smith, Science Fiction, Stephen Deas

The Gollancz Blog is delighted to welcome Gavin G. Smith back to the blog with a special guest post on alien invasion stories. 

(Optimus Deas, as my co-author Stephen Deas is now insisting on being addressed, begged me not to call it this.)

(Warning: there will be exclamation mark abuse. There will, however, be no discussion of the Transformers movies because there aren’t enough exclamation marks!)

It started with Star Wars. So you make a massive world destroying … More

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