W&N Fiction

Saladin Ahmed

Saladin Ahmed was born in Detroit and raised in a working-class, Arab American enclave in Michigan. His short stories have been nominated for the Nebula and Campbell awards, and have appeared in Year’s Best Fantasy and numerous other magazines, anthologies, and podcasts, as well as being translated into five foreign languages. THRONE OF THE CRESCENT MOON is his first novel. Saladin lives near Detroit with his wife and twin children.

Follow @saladinahmed on Twitter or 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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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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Awards Announcements

Gollancz are delighted to share the news of a few award nominations and wins that have come in recently.

First of all, Jack Glass by the incomparable Adam Roberts was announced as the winner of the John W. Campbell memorial award, one of the four major US awards for SF. This follows up the BSFA award that Jack Glass won earlier this year, and makes it the third year in a row that a Gollancz book has won both … More

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Award Season

While you were off enjoying a long break, most of the Gollancz team were at Eastercon, the UK’s largest SF convention. It was a busy weekend, but the highlights were the award ceremonies.

We’re delighted to announce that JACK GLASS by Adam Roberts won the BSFA (British Science Fiction Association) award for best novel, and the cover (by Black Sheep and our marvellous Art department) won best Artwork. These are among the most prestigious awards in the UK SF … More

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