Stephen Baxter Tour!
Stephen Baxter is coming to a bookshop near you, joined by a number of recognisable faces! Stephen Baxter will be touring the UK at the start of September to celebrate the release of XEELEE: REDEMPTION and will be joined by another titan of science fiction, Peter F. Hamilton! Along the way, they will also […]
Happy Publication Day: 5th April 2018!
It’s paperback publication day over here near the sunny Thames, and we’re delighted to announce the release of these wonderful novels! Runelight – Joanne Harris The next gripping tale of magic, adventure and Norse mythology from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Chocolat and The Gospel of Loki. A chilling prophecy from the […]
Happy 100th birthday, Arthur C. Clarke
We are thrilled to welcome Stephen Baxter back to the Gollancz Blog for an exclusive blog post on the legendary, Arthur C. Clarke. We’re celebrating Arthur C. Clarke’s 100th birthday with a look back at his legacy and an incredible one-day-only eBook sale. You can find out more about the sale here. Over his last […]
Meet Stephen Baxter on his The Massacre of Mankind Bookshop Tour
Don’t miss your chance to meet bestselling author, Stephen Baxter at his bookshop events for The Massacre of Mankind. Stephen Baxter will be visiting selected Waterstones this week for a series of in conversations, discussions and signings. 7pm – 9pm Wednesday 20th Jan, Waterstones, Piccadily, London – In conversation with Frank Skinner 12:30pm – 1:30pm […]
The Martians have returned in our extract from THE MASSACRE OF MANKIND
We are thrilled to share with you the opening chapters from Stephen Baxter’s The Massacre of Mankind. Are you ready for the Martian invasion? The Massacre of Mankind is the authorised sequel to H.G. Wells’ classic The War of the Worlds. It has been 14 years since the Martians invaded England. The world has moved […]
Cover Reveal: The Massacre of Mankind
We are delighted to be able to share with you the cover for Stephen Baxter’s stunning sequel to War of the Worlds, The Massacre of Mankind. This authorised sequel to War of the Worlds picks up 14 years after the Martian invasion. The stunning cover was designed by Blacksheep. It has been 14 years since […]
Read the first five chapters of The Medusa Chronicles!
We have a Christmas treat to for you. We are delighted to be able to share with you the first five chapters of The Medusa Chronicles, the brand new novel by Stephen Baxter and Alastair Reynolds. Inspired by Sir Arthur C. Clarke’s short story A Meeting with Medusa, this novel, with permission from the Clarke […]
Gollancz signs up sequel to The War of the Worlds from Stephen Baxter
Gollancz is delighted to announce the acquisition of World rights to The Massacre of Mankind. Gollancz Commissioning Editor, Marcus Gipps, bought world rights from Chris Schelling of Selectric Artists. The Massacre of Mankind is a sequel to one of the most famous and influential SF books ever – The War of the Worlds, by H.G. […]
Cover Reveal: The Medusa Chronicles
We are thrilled to be able to share the cover for one of the most anticipated SF books of 2016 – Stephen Baxter and Alastair Reynold’s The Medusa Chronicles. Inspired by Sir Arthur C. Clarke’s short story A Meeting with Medusa, this novel, with permission from the Clarke Estate, continues the story of Commander Howard […]
Gollancz acquires sequel to Sir Arthur C. Clarke’s A Meeting with Medusa, written by Alastair Reynolds and Stephen Baxter
Gollancz is delighted to have acquired World Rights to The Medusa Chronicles; a science fiction adventure written in a unique collaboration between two high profile science-fiction authors: Stephen Baxter and Alastair Reynolds. The Medusa Chronicles is inspired by Arthur C. Clarke’s influential short story A Meeting with Medusa, following the story of Howard Falcon, captain […]
Happy Publication Day: 27th November 2014
We’d like to wish a very happy Publication Day to all of our books out in bookshops and online today. This week we’re celebrating the 30th anniversary of a ground-breaking fantasy classic, an out of this world adventure and a return to Bon Temps. You’ve got so many reasons to visit your bookshop, library or […]
Encounters with Alpha Centauri
We welcome Stephen Baxter to the Gollancz blog with a guest post about Buzz Aldrin’s Encounter with Tiber.
Join us on this Planetary Romance . . .
On the 27th of November Stephen Baxter is back with the brand new adventure, Ultima, the follow up to last year’s thrilling Proxima. To celebrate the publication of Ultima we’re taking a look back at the incredible Promixa with an exciting two chapter extract! Join us on this Planetary Romance . . . About Proxima: […]
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 […]
2014: The Conclusions
We’re still celebrating the new year at Gollancz, and all the glorious books we have coming in 2014. Today we’re talking about some favourite Gollancz series that are concluding, in fabulous, gripping and sometimes heart-breaking style this year. Ultima, by the wonderful Stephen Baxter, concludes the space-exploration dulogy he began with Proxima. Our galaxy is […]