Evening’s Empires – Chapter 1 and a signed copy competition
Paul McAuley’s brilliant new SF novel, Evening’s Empires, published earlier this month. We see this as an opportunity to share the first wonderful chapter with you and run a competition! There’s still time to take advantage of our offer on The Quiet War eBook – the first book in the sequence – which is £1.99 for […]
Get your copy of The Quiet War for £1.99 (for a limited time only!)
Paul McAuley’s brilliant new SF novel, Evening’s Empires, is published tomorrow. As part of the Quiet War sequence – although you don’t need to have read any of the previous books to enjoy this one – we thought this was a good moment to remind people how great Paul’s future history is. To that end […]
It’s Saturday, It’s Eastercon
The Gollancz Gang is gathered for another great day at EightSquared. Yesterday was packed with book launches, readings, deep discussions about characteriastion and plenty of fun – and some of you lovely people even said hello to us! Thank you! We even found a moment to stop by the Good Technology panel, and discover Underground […]
Eastercon Day One
Here’s our quick guide to all of today’s Eastercon action: 17.00 Author Readings: Cory Doctorow and Jaine Fenn. Join Jaine Fenn, and Cory Doctorow, as they read from their recent work. Jaine says: ‘I’m sharing with Cory Doctorow. I’ll let him decide who goes first, and probably read one of the stories from Downside Girls.’ Be […]
Easter is here, which can only mean . . .
Eastercon! The Gollancz Gang is going to be hanging out, attending panels, heckling panelists, browsing in the dealer’s room, in the bar and more at the Cedar Court Hotel, Bradford, throughout Easter . . . so here’s our quick guide to all the Eastercon action. Check back daily to be sure you know what’s on […]
Paul McAuley’s short stories, part two
Today we have the second of our Paul McAuley short stories, more of which you can find on Paul’s blog. Set in the world of the Quiet War, these are a great addition to the series. Evening’s Empires: A Short Story The Trues had conquered Ceres, the Koronis Emirates, and half a hundred lesser kingdoms and […]
Paul McAuley’s short stories
Award-winning author Paul McAuley has been busy writing some brilliant short stories since finishing Evening’s Empires, the fourth book in the Quiet War series, out in July. We will be sharing a couple with you here this week and there are more available over on Paul’s blog. After finishing Evening’s Empires, I find I’m not […]
Science Fiction: Rumours of its Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated
About a month ago, eminent critic and former Arthur C. Clarke Award administrator, Paul Kincaid, wrote this review of various ‘Year’s Best SF’ collections in the Los Angeles Times. It’s fair to say he provoked a certain amount of conversation in response. Jonathan Strahan and Gary K. Wolfe, for example, discussed the review at length […]
Easter is here, and that means only one thing . . .
Eastercon! The Gollancz Gang is going to be hanging out, attending panels, in the bar, running a book stand and more at the Edwardian Raddison, Heathrow, throughout Easter . . . so here’s our quick guide to all the Eastercon action: Friday 6th April 2012 14.00 Pushing the Boundaries of Genre What […]
Gollancz Titles on the Locus Recommended Reading List
Every year, Locus, the magazine of the science fiction & fantasy field, compiles a Recommended Reading List to help readers sort through the vast number of novels, collections, anthologies, stories, etc that are published each year. They’ve just released 2011’s list, which is as good a roadmap through last year’s territory as you’re going to […]
Are you going to the SFX Weekender?
So you’re at the SFX Weekender this weekend in Prestatyn, and while, looking at your schedule you realise there is literally so much going on, you don’t know where to start? Well handily, we have highlighted below exactly where and when you can see and meet all the Gollancz authors talking and signing over the […]
How I wrote In The Mouth Of The Whale- Paul McAuley
In The Mouth of the Whale, like most of my novels, began with an image. In this case a gigantic cylindrical construct hung in the atmosphere of a gas giant planet, with spidery drones working on some machine attached to its skin, and trains rushing up and down a long spine or tail that dropped […]