On the ninth day of Geekmas…
It’s day nine of our bumper Christmas giveaway, in which we’ve been adding to Santa’s haul every day to give you the chance to win the ultimate Gollancz collection. We’ve also been running daily competitions over on Twitter for some smaller prizes, so don’t forget to keep an eye on @Gollancz! On the ninth day […]
Book of the Month: Terra, Chapters 3 and 4
It’s Terra Tuesday! The brilliant Terra by Mitch Benn is out now, so we’re sharing chapters three and four with you, and if you want a taster you can catch up on our first and second chapter extracts still. We also have some audio clips over on Soundcloud, including the time when Mitch Benn serenaded Gollancz at our […]
Terra: What the Geeks make of it
We were absolutely overwhelmed with responses when we asked our Gollancz Geeks if they would like to review Terra by Mitch Benn. A lucky few were picked at random to receive a copy and let us know their thoughts – and they are already coming in thick and fast! We thought we’d share parts of our first […]
Book of the Month: Terra, Chapter 2
Here we have chapter two of Mitch Benn’s debut sci-fi novel, Terra. If you missed chapter one, you can find it here, and you can also listen to audio clips of both chapters over on Soundcloud. You can also buy the whole book in shops or online now. Imagine that! Chapter Two Someone else who […]
Mitch Benn on Terra
Happy Publication Day to Mitch Benn and his brilliant debut, Terra! If you haven’t already, you can check out the first chapter here, and listen to a lovely song from Mitch to Gollancz, and some fantastic audio extracts. Truly, we are spoiling you. But wait! What’s this? Mitch has written us a post on the tale of how all […]
Book of the Month: Terra, Chapter One
Our Book of the Month for July is Mitch Benn’s debut Terra, and we’re particularly excitable this week because it’s out this Thursday. It has already received a fantastic review from one of our Geeks, is being read by celebrities all over the place, and was hailed as ‘wonderfully human and close to home, with a […]
Geeks Friday Read: Terra
Our most recent Gollancz Geeks mailing is Mitch Benn’s debut, Terra, and we were thrilled to see the reviews are coming in already. This week, Lisa McCurrach has sent in her fantastic review of Terra. You can follow Lisa on Twitter and Facebook and check our her brilliant blog for more sci-fi and fantasy reviews. Terra is out […]
Terra Tuesday: Introducing the Terra Trailer!
Terra is a truly remarkable book. Part fable, part coming of age story and all heart. But how do you distill all that into a trailer? With a little help from some rather famous faces. Gollancz is delighted to share with you the star filled out-of-this world trailer for Mitch Benn’s debut novel, Terra. Featuring many familiar faces reading to you from the first chapter of Terra, we hope you enjoy our star-studded trailer.
Friday Reads: Bank Holiday Collection
This week’s Friday Reads were too good to limit to one, so here’s what a few of the Gollancz team will be reading over the long weekend.
Cover Reveal for Mitch Benn’s Terra
We’re delighted to be able to give you a sneak preview of the cover for Mitch Benn’s wonderful debut novel TERRA. Designed by the ever brilliant Laura Brett in our art department (with added ‘blue’ at the suggestion of Clara Benn) this arrived quite late in the day as the perfect solution to a cover-brief […]
Friday Reads: Terra by Mitch Benn
I follow Mitch Benn on Twitter. As you do, in these days of, what I believe the young people call, ‘social media’. One day, a couple of years ago he tweeted that he was in London and had a few hours to kill – did anyone have any suggestions as to what he could do? […]
Gollancz Signs Debut SF Novel From Mitch Benn
Gollancz, the SF and Fantasy imprint of Orion Books, has signed up the debut science fiction novel from ‘The Now Show’ star Mitch Benn after an impromptu exchange on Twitter. The deal came about when the award-winning comedian and songwriter tweeted that he had time to kill in London and Gollancz Deputy Publishing Director Simon […]