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John Scalzi

John Scalzi is the author of several SF novels including the bestselling Old Man’s War sequence, comprising Old Man’s War, The Ghost Brigades, and the New York Times bestselling The Last Colony. He is a winner of science fiction’s John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, and he won the Hugo Award for Your Hate Mail Will Be Graded, a collection of essays from his popular blog Whatever.

His novel Fuzzy Nation, hit the New York Times bestseller list in its first week on sale. He lives in Ohio with his wife and daughter.

Cover Reveal: Lock In

Last week we were delighted to share the news that Hugo Award winner and all-round good-guy John Scalzi’s novel Redshirts had been optioned for TV by the FX channel. If you want to get ahead on your TV series, pick up a copy now!

This week, though, we’re looking ahead to his next novel, Lock In, which is released in the UK later this year. Here’s the fantastic cover!

And here’s a little bit about it, to … More

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Redshirts TV series optioned by FX

We are thrilled to share the news that Hugo Awards winning novel Redshirts, by John Scalzi, is going to be adapted for television by the FX channel! You can read the full announcement here but the highlights are:

– This will be a limited series
– FX are teaming up with Producer Jon Shestack, and with Producer/Director Ken Kwapis and Alexandra Beattie (of Happyish)
– They are looking for writers at the moment

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2014: The New Fiction Selection

Continuing our peek into 2014, today we’re talking about some brilliant new fiction, and whether it’s a stunning stand alone or the beginning of an epic new series there’s something for everyone …

If its a stand-alone story you’re looking for, this is the place! So watch out for the superb Jules Verne sequel Twenty Trillion Leagues Under the Sea by Adam Roberts charting the story of a submarine which goes on an astonishing underwater journey. Brought to added life by the … More

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Gollancz at the Hugo Awards

The biggest fan voted awards in the genre, the Hugos, were awarded this year at the 71st World SF Convention at San Antonio. We couldn’t be more thrilled that our authors feature heavily amongst the winners. We’d like to congratulate them and all the other shortlisted individuals and organisation on their achievement.

The Best Novel Hugo was won by the redoubtable, trenchant and ever entertaining John Scalzi for his fantastic novel Redshirts. If you don’t follow John … More

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Locus Award winners from Gollancz!

Gollancz is thrilled to report that two of our authors won trophies at the Locus Awards ceremony over the weekend. So, give out a hearty cheer and please raise your glasses to:

REDSHIRTS by John Scalzi, winner of the Locus award for best Science Fiction Novel.


THRONE OF THE CRESCENT MOON by Saladin Ahmed, winner for best First Novel.

Everyone here is delighted to see these books win, and we would also like to congratulate all of the other … More

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