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Happy Publication Day 30th April 2015

Gollancz Team: - April 30th, 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 … More

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Listen the one of our favourite sections of Broken Homes!

Gollancz Team: - April 29th, 2015
Ben Aaronovitch

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 paperbackeBook and audio … More

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Gollancz direct submissions: now closed

Gollancz Team: - April 29th, 2015
Editorial Posts, News

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

Gollancz Team: - April 24th, 2015
Author Post, Gavin G. Smith, Science Fiction, Short Story

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 … More

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Team Gollancz Friday Reads

Gollancz Team: - April 24th, 2015
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 … More

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