Events

The Gollancz Festival 2014: The Full Schedule of Live Events at Waterstones Piccadilly

We are delighted to share the full programme of author events at Waterstones Piccadilly for The Gollancz Festival on the 13th August 2014. We have some sensational new additions to the line–ups of both rooms […]

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10 Days to Edge-Lit 3!

There seems to be an epidemic of conventions in the UK at the moment.  August is simply awash with geeky goodness, with the second Nine Worlds Geekfest taking place at Heathrow from the 8th to […]

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On This Day: The First Worldcon

Not for the first time, we are indebted to the Hugo-winning Encyclopedia of Science Fiction for pointing out – via its excellent On This Day function – that the first Worldcon began seventy-five years ago […]

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Live Update: Gollancz Festival News As It Happens

We’ve been absolutely thrilled to announce the Gollancz Festival 2014 today. We’d like to thank the trade, bloggers and authors for your enthusiasm and help with sharing our exciting news. But that’s not all… We […]

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Join us at the Gollancz Festival

We are delighted to announce the first ever Gollancz Festival! Join us for a day long festival celebrating genre fiction. We’ve planned a wide range of digital events including interactive interviews, panels, competitions and more. We […]

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Have You Heard? I Am Legend . . .

At the end of last month, we were pleased to note that BBC Radio 4 would be airing a new two-part adaptation of Philip K. Dick‘s seminal Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? as part […]

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Happy Publication Day to BARRICADE!

We had a hugely successful launch for Jon Wallace’s debut, Barricade, last night at Forbidden Planet. Kicking off at 6pm with a small crowd of people already waiting the signing went through to after seven […]

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Friday Reads: #ThisBook Edition

We’re doing something a little different this week for our #FridayReads. We’re joining in the celebrations for #ThisBook run by the Bailey’s Women’s Fiction Prize. The campaign aims to find the novels written by women […]

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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 […]

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Happy Birthday, Stephen Donaldson!

To mark Stephen Donaldson’s birthday we thought we’d pull together some brief snippets from just some of the critical reactions to his most famous works; The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant. With the First and Second […]

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Gollancz at Eastercon – Satellite 4 is go!

It’s the Easter weekend, which means all right-minded people are off work and spending time trapped in ridiculous travel delays. Not Gollancz, though – no, we’re in Glasgow for Eastercon, the annual four-day celebration of […]

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Fantasycon 2014: A guest post from Sophia McDougall

We’re delighted to host a guest blog piece from the author and convention organiser Sophia McDougall today, talking about conventions. Are they the life-blood of the genre, or are they something for Other People? Have […]

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