W&N Fiction

Gollancz to launch the world’s largest digital SFF library

Gollancz Author: - July 20th, 2011
News, SF Gateway

Gollancz, the SF and Fantasy imprint of the Orion Publishing Group, announces the launch of the world’s largest digital SFF library, the SF Gateway, which will make thousands of out-of-print titles by classic genre authors available as eBooks.

Building on the remarkable success of Gollancz’s Masterworks series, the SF Gateway will launch this Autumn with more than a thousand titles by close to a hundred authors.

It will build to 3,000 titles by the end of 2012, and 5,000 or more … More

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Alastair Reynolds on the power of blog comments…

Gollancz Author: - August 16th, 2010
Alastair Reynolds, Author Post, Science Fiction

So I thought you’d like to know about a bit of promotional activity which came out of the blue…

Back in May I blogged about science in Doctor Who and how (much as I’m a fan) I felt that the new series wasn’t really addressing the rationalist elements of the doctor’s character as much as I’d like it to. A couple of days later I followed that up with another post about the current Stargate: Universe series and … More

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Joe Abercrombie reports on a night at the David Gemmell 2010 Legend Award

Gollancz Author: - June 25th, 2010
Author Post, Cover Art, Fantasy, James Barclay, Joe Abercrombie, Pierre Pevel, Prize Winners, Stan Nicholls

I failed to win the David Gemmell Legend Award the other night, which went to Graham McNeill for Empire. Curses. But on the upside, Best Served Cold did win for cover art, so congratulations to the artists Didier Graffet and Dave Senior and the designer Laura Brett. Talented people, and much deserved. The one criticism you could make of their covers for that book is that they are too far apart. A ha ha.

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A Brave New Dawn for Book Classification

Gollancz Author: - March 9th, 2010
Editorial Posts, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Stan Nicholls

Simon Appleby and Mathew F. Riley, founders of book review site Bookgeeks.co.uk, christen our shiny new blog with their drastic new suggestions for organising your SF&F bookshelves. Will it catch on?

Publishers of what the trade likes to call SF&F, along with Horror, have long been used to their beloved books being grouped together in bookshops regardless of their contents, with many bookshops simply seeing them as ‘that section over there with many black spines for … More

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