Happy Publication Day 30th April 2015

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 a ground breaking new space opera from Alastair Reynolds, action-packed SF eBooks from Elizabeth Bear and fantasy and SF from award-winning author Geoff Ryman. SFF fans, we’ve got a plethora of unmissible books to pick up or download from your local bookshop, library or from your preferred e-tailer. Poseidon’s Wake by Alastair Reynolds– The master of the space opera is back with a breath-taking new adventure! Two extraordinary characters, the greatest mysteries of our universe and a…

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Listen the one of our favourite sections of Broken Homes!

It’s the final week of Cityread and we thought we’d share another favourite audio selection from a bit further along in the Peter Grant series. Our  next clip – is a wonderful little of piece from Broken Homes (the fourth book in the Peter Grant series) where a somewhat perplexed Peter Grant has to deal with a man who accidentally set light to his Grand-daughter’s birthday party… Broken Homes is out now in paperback, eBook and audio download. You can find out more about all the Cityread London events by visiting their website. If you aren’t in London but want to take part in our Rivers of London online…

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Gollancz direct submissions: now closed

We would like to remind everyone that the Gollancz list has decided to move to a windowed direct submissions period each year. Please be aware that we are currently not considering, or returning, any direct unsolicited submissions. 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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Rich People a short story by Gavin G. Smith

We are delighted to welcome Gavin G. Smith back to the Gollancz Blog for a special guest post. Gavin returns to the blog with the thrilling Rich People, a  companion short story to Poor People Parts I and II.   It’s been a good long time since I wrote Rich People so I’m struggling to remember what it was all about.  It was the second ever fictional outing for the unpleasant Woodbine Scab, ex-serial killer, cult leader, and Elite, turned bounty killer, and his long suffering humanophile insect partner/captive Vic Matto.  The first fictional outing being Poor People parts I…

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Team Gollancz Friday Reads

Check out the books Team Gollancz are reading this weekend.. Gillian – An Ember In The Ashes by Sabaa Tahir Emily – Duncton Wood by William Horwood Amy – Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard Darren – The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North Marcus – Where Have All The Boys Gone? by Jenny Colgan Simon – Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut Let us know what you’ll be reading in the comments below!

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