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Gollancz direct submissions: closing on 10th April

Gollancz Team: - March 30th, 2015

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.

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Team Gollancz Friday Reads

Gollancz Team: - March 27th, 2015
Friday Reads

Check out Team Gollancz’s Friday Reads for this week . . .

Emily – Pyramids by Terry Pratchett

Harriet – Queen of the Dark Things by C. Robert Cargill

Jen – Robot Overlords by Mark Stay

Marcus – The Royalist by S.J. Deas

Simon – Skating To Antarctica by Jenny Diski


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The Robot Overlords Are Here!

Gollancz Team: - March 27th, 2015
Mark Stay

We are thrilled to welcome Mark Stay back to the Gollancz Blog. Mark is the author of Robot Overlords the novelisation of the film of the same name. Robot Overlords (the film) is out in cinemas today and to celebrate we’ve got a special behind-the-scenes blog post to share with you. 

On 13th July 2010* I received an email from Director Jon Wright with the subject heading ‘Two page idea attached’. In it he … More

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Discover the story behind A Quantum Mythology

Gollancz Team: - March 27th, 2015
Author Post, Gavin G. Smith, Science Fiction

We are delighted to welcome Gavin G. Smith back to the Gollancz Blog for a special guest post. Gavin’s new book A Quantum Mythology is an epic space opera and a wide-ranging exploration of the past, present and future of mankind. A Quantum Mythology is out now in bookshops and we’ve got an exclusive behind-the-scenes post about the story behind this epic novel.

Talking about the inspiration behind A Quantum Mythology, and the Age … More

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Happy Publication Day: 26th March 2015

Gollancz Team: - March 26th, 2015
Book Birthday, Fantasy, Fiction, Gavin G. Smith, Science Fiction, Ursula K Le Guin

We’d like to wish a very happy Publication Day to all of our books out in bookshops and online today. This week’s new titles feature ground breaking SF and Ursula K. Le Guin’s HUGO AWARD-winning tale of colonisation and oppression. SF and Fantasy fans, we’ve got two unmissible new books to pick up or download from your local  bookshop, library or from your preferred e-tailer. 

The Word for World is Forest by Ursula K. Le Guin– The must-read Hugo … More

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