The Gollancz Festival is Back!

 We are thrilled to be able to tell you that the Gollancz Festival is back!  This year we are working with Foyles Charing Cross Road to bring you two incredible days of events. We will have three different bookshop panel events running from 17th-18th September at Foyles Charing Cross Road. These panel events will be three hours long and priced at £15 each. Find out more about our panel events, list of authors participating and timings here. In addition to these events we will be holding a party for readers and authors on the 17th September, including a brief talk…

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Gollancz Direct Submissions: January 2016

Exciting news for all aspiring writers out there! At Gollancz we are proud of our continuing history of publishing the best debut authors each year. We see nurturing and promoting such talent as part of our role in the genre community. We know that it can be intimidating and difficult when you take those first steps with your manuscript, and we want to make it easier for you. And so, following on from the success of the Gollancz Festival 2015, which included the Festival of New Writers, we are excited to announce that we will temporarily be opening for direct…

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Ursula K. Le Guin – Answers your questions for Gollancz Festival 2015

Ursula K. Le Guin is one of the finest writers of our time. Her books have attracted millions of devoted readers and won many awards, including the National Book Award, the Hugo and Nebula Awards and a Newbery Honor. Among her novels, The Left Hand of Darkness, The Dispossessed and the six books of Earthsea have attained undisputed classic status; and her recent series, the Annals of the Western Shore, has won her the PEN Center USA Children’s literature award and the Nebula Award for best novel. To celebrate Gollancz Festival 2015 she agreed to answer your questions!   Meghan…

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Friday Reads The Witches

With Halloween coming we are delighted to share with you an extract from the forthcoming The Witches, out on the 29th October from our sister imprint W&N. While this is a little bit of a different read for the blog, we know fans of US History will be interested in this stunning new book. The Witches explores one of the great mysteries of American history: the Salem witch trials. It began in 1692, over an exceptionally raw Massachusetts winter, when a minister’s daughter started to scream and convulse. It ended less than a year later, but not before nineteen men and women…

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