Read the first chapter of Dark Debt!

Dark Debt, the eagerly awaited next instalment in Chloe Neill’s fantastic Chicagoland Vampire series, is out in March, and we’re very happy to be able to share the opening chapter with you today. The chapter originally ran on Chloe Neill’s website and you can read that post here.  A vampire never gets old. But neither do his enemies. When a figure from Ethan’s dark past makes a splashy debut in Chicago, Merit and her Master don’t know whether he’s friend or foe. But they’ll have to figure out soon, because trouble is brewing in the Windy City.   CHAPTER ONE…

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Congratulations to our John W. Campbell Memorial Award shortlisted authors

Everyone here at Gollancz is thrilled by the announcement of the shortlist for the John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel of 2013, which you can find here.   The Gollancz nominees are as follows: Stephen Baxter – Proxima Phillip Mann – The Disestablishment of Paradise Paul McAuley – Evening’s Empires Christopher Priest – The Adjacent Alastair Reynolds – On the Steel Breeze                         The winner will be announced at the Campbell Conference on 13th June. Once again, congratulations to all our nominees!  

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Top 20 Films of 2013

It’s officially film season and we here at Gollancz could not be more pleased. Last night’s Golden Globes saw some of the biggest films of the year being recognized, and in honour of that and our building excitement for the Oscars in March, our resident film spokesperson, Charlie, rounds up the best films of 2013 (in his humble opinion)… Here are my top 20 films of the year, based on UK release dates: 20. Much Ado About Nothing (dir. Joss Whedon) Am I just being a Joss Whedon fanboy here? Maybe. But Much Ado has a breezy charm, and gives…

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Congratulations to our Goodreads Choice Awards shortlisted authors

Everyone here at Gollancz is thrilled by the announcement of this year’s Goodreads Choice Awards shortlist, which you can find here. The Gollancz nominees are as follows: The Republic of Thieves (Scott Lynch) – Best Fantasy Novel House Rules (Chloe Neill) – Best Paranormal Fantasy Novel NOS4R2 (Joe Hill) – Best Horror Novel Steelheart (Brandon Sanderson) – Best Young Adult Fantasy & Science Fiction Novel                                       We are also delighted to see Orion authors Harlan Coben, Robert Crais, Jodi Ellen Malpas, James Rollins, Bo…

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Congratulations to our World Fantasy Awards shortlisted authors and artists

Everyone here at Gollancz is thrilled by the announcement of the World Fantasy Awards shortlist, which you can find here. The Gollancz nominees are as follows: Some Kind of Fairy Tale (Graham Joyce) – Best Novel The Emperor’s Soul (Brandon Sanderson) – Best Novella The Skull (part of The Dragon Griaule, published by Gollancz in October 2013) (Lucius Shepard) – Best Novella The Unreal and the Real Volumes One and Two (published by Gollancz in 2014) (Ursula Le Guin) – Best Collection Didier Graffet and Dave Senior (cover artists for Joe Abercrombie’s novels) – Best Artist        …

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