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Mitch Benn

Mitch BennMitch Benn, author of Terra, found fame as the singer of spectacularly angry, clever and funny songs on the Now Show. He used to be a big, angry, clever and funny man. Now he is just angry, clever and funny. He tours regularly and is in pretty much permanent residence with his band at the Phoenix theatre in Bloomsbury. He is married and has a young daughter. He also has over 20,000 followers on Twitter (@MitchBenn).

Find out more on his website.


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 of Geekmas, Gollancz gave to me…

Nine Fabulous Firsts

We’ve had many wonderful debuts and firsts from established authors this year, so we’ve collated them … More

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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 annual sales conference, and you can see what our Geeks have … More

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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 few reviews with you, as it’s been so positive and delightful to have them flooding into the inbox.

You can still read … More

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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 didn’t have many friends was on the same road as the Bradburys that night. … More

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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 this wonderfulness came to be?  We really are *too* kind (well, okay, Mitch is…). … More

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