Scott Lynch in conversation at FantasyCon 2016 (Scarborough, UK)

For those of you who weren’t able to make it to FantasyCon last weekend we are thrilled to be able to share with you a summary of the brilliant in conversation between between Marcus Gipps (editor at Gollancz) and guest-of-honor Scott Lynch on 24 Sept 2016. The summary was put together by A J Dalton (Gollancz author), audience member.   Marcus Gipps [MG]: So, Scott, when did you start writing? And why fantasy? Scott Lynch [SL]: It was basically laziness. I wasn’t much of a fantasy reader early on in my life – I was reading scifi instead. From the…

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Happy Publication Day 15th September 2016!

This is one helluva publication day! We celebrate the ten year anniversary of publishing four of the most landmark works of modern fantasy: The Final Empire, The Lies of Locke Lamora, The Stormcaller and The Blade Itself. Additionally we have new books from three of the most lauded  SF authors out there: Alastair Reynolds, Connie Willis and Christopher Priest. So, this is a pretty big day! Prepare to want ALL THE BOOKS! Revenger by Alastair Reynolds is a new fast-spaced space opera from the ‘mastersinger of the space opera’ himself, and features space pirates, buried treasure, phantom weapons, unspeakable hazards…

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An Update from Scott Lynch

Hello, everyone– As you’ve probably noticed, retailers have been doing funny things with pre-orders of THE THORN OF EMBERLAIN, and the reason for that is because, despite all our hopes and the heroic patience of my publishers, we’re not going to make the expected September release date. I am incredibly sorry about this, and I want it to be understood that there’s nobody to blame but me. In addition to the expected obstacles, I severely complicated my life this year by moving. The process of seeking a mortgage, securing a house, and moving across half a continent (although it was…

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An Update on The Thorn of Emberlain

We’re delighted to announce that publication of Scott Lynch’s brilliant new novel The Thorn of Emberlain has moved to September 2016, to coincide with his appearance as a Guest of Honour at Fantasycon-by-the Sea. September is a the perfect moment for Scott to tour the UK and celebrate the publication of his fourth novel in the Gentleman Bastard sequence, and we can’t wait to share it with you. Locke Lamora, thief, con-man, pirate, political deceiver must take on his most challenging role yet as a soldier . . . A new chapter for Locke and Jean and finally the war…

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Team Gollancz Friday Reads

Gollancz Friday Reads

 This weekend Team Gollancz are reading a delightfully eclectic selection.. Sophie – Rawblood by Catriona Ward Graeme – Pump Six by Paolo Bacigalupi Amy – Poseidon’s Wake by Alastair Reynolds Jen –All The Bright Places by Jennifer Niven Darren – Bill The Galactic Hero by Harry Harrison Simon – A History of Ancient Britain by Neil Oliver Marcus – The Republic Of Thieves by Scott Lynch What are you reading this weekend? Let us know in the comments below!

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