Team Gollancz Friday Reads

Check out what Team Gollancz are reading this week (in this very cosy reading nook).. Lucy – The Final Empire (Mistborn Book One) by Brandon Sanderson Amy – The Wise Man’s Fear by Patrick Rothfuss Marcus – The Word for World is Forest by Ursula K. Le Guin Charlie – H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald Gillian – Travelers Rest by Keith Lee Morris Darren – The Whispering Swam by Michael Moorcock   Watch out for the Mistborn readalong with Lucy – she will be joined by other wondeful bloggers and vloggers and make their way through the Brandon…

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Exciting News From Gollancz

We are delighted that the brilliant Charlie Panayiotou (@charlie­_panayi) has been recognised for his exceptional organisation talents, and has been promoted to full time editorial management where he will continue to work closely with the Gollancz list. He has been amazing and tireless over the past six years, and will be fantastic in his new capacity. Charlie’s new role begins on the 10th August. From the 10th August we are very pleased to welcome Craig Leyenaar to the Gollancz team as our new Editorial Assistant. Joining us from Forbidden Planet, he has been a strong supporter of the genre for…

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My Awful Experiences During the Making of Fallen Soldiers: A Guest Post by Gavin G. Smith

We are delighted to welcome Gavin G. Smith back to the Gollancz Blog. Gavin G. Smith is the author of many brilliant SF books, most recently A Quantum Mythology. But this is not a blog post about Gavin G. Smith author, this is a blog post about Gavin G. Smith zombie.  My Awful Experiences During the Making of Fallen Soldiers (Or the misadventures of a hapless author at the hands of evil film makers.) So I’m in a Napoleonic zombie film.  I didn’t mean to be.  This is how it happened. This is Bill Thomas: Sorry, that’s Bill Thomas dressed…

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Team Gollancz Friday Reads

Check out what Team Gollancz are reading this wet and rainy weekend.. Amy – The House of Shattered Wings by Aliette de Bodard Charlie – How to be both by Ali Smith Emily – Something Rich and Strange (Brian Froud’s Faerieland’s Series) by Patricia A. McKillip Darren – The Word for World is Forest by Ursula K. Le Guin Gillian – The Promise of the Child by Tom Toner Jen – Catherine, Called Birdy by Karen Cushman Marcus – Skin by Ilka Tampke Simon – Stand on Zanzibar by John Brunner  

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Calling all Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett fans! We need your help!

We’re delighted to announce that Gollancz will be publishing a new edition of the seminal GOOD OMENS, by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, later this year. A while ago we produced a version consistent with our Discworld Library; now, for the first time, the book will be available in Neil Gaiman’s consistent UK cover style, to sit alongside his existing backlist, which is with our sister company Headline. We’ve commissioned the artist for the Headline editions, Patrick Insole, to produce 3 possible images for the cover. We’ve shown them to Neil, and we showed them to Terry before his untimely…

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