Stephen Baxter

Congratulations to our John W. Campbell Memorial Award shortlisted authors

Everyone here at Gollancz is thrilled by the announcement of the shortlist for the John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel of 2013, which you can find here.   The Gollancz nominees are as follows: Stephen Baxter – Proxima Phillip Mann – The Disestablishment of Paradise Paul McAuley – Evening’s Empires Christopher […]

2014: The Conclusions

We’re still celebrating the new year at Gollancz, and all the glorious books we have coming in 2014. Today we’re talking about some favourite Gollancz series that are concluding, in fabulous, gripping and sometimes heart-breaking style this year.  Ultima, by the wonderful Stephen Baxter, concludes the space-exploration dulogy he began with Proxima. Our galaxy is […]

All good things must come to an end . . .

It’s our quietest day, but as the panel title tells us – it’s not over yet:   10.00     Gerry Anderson: Anything Can Happen . . . Gerry Anderson died last December, but his influence endures. His many TV programmes are discussed by Margaret Austin, Stephen Baxter, Tony Keen, Mark Slater and David Wake. Be part […]

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On with the Con!

This morning we’re up and at ’em once again, with a full-on day planned. Yesterday we engaged more than five senses, explored international published, stopped by a great twitter debate and attended a wonderful reading by the talented Ian Whates, and we think today is going to be pretty special too. There are some pretty […]

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It’s Saturday, It’s Eastercon

The Gollancz Gang is gathered for another great day at EightSquared. Yesterday was packed with book launches, readings, deep discussions about characteriastion and plenty of fun – and some of you lovely people even said hello to us! Thank you! We even found a moment to stop by the Good Technology panel, and discover Underground […]

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Eastercon Day One

Here’s our quick guide to all of today’s Eastercon action:   17.00     Author Readings: Cory Doctorow and Jaine Fenn. Join Jaine Fenn, and Cory Doctorow, as they read from their recent work. Jaine says: ‘I’m sharing with Cory Doctorow. I’ll let him decide who goes first, and probably read one of the stories from Downside Girls.’ Be […]

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Easter is here, which can only mean . . .

Eastercon! The Gollancz Gang is going to be hanging out, attending panels, heckling panelists, browsing in the dealer’s room, in the bar and more at the Cedar Court Hotel, Bradford, throughout Easter . . . so here’s our quick guide to all the Eastercon action. Check back daily to be sure you know what’s on […]

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Friday Reads: Bank Holiday Edition!

Happy Friday Gollancz Blog readers and welcome back to our weekly #FridayReads wherein a member of Team Gollancz shares with you a book we can’t stop talking about. Whether it’s an upcoming new release, an old favourite or a hot genre title this is the place for to find your perfect weekend reading selection. This […]

Gollancz Titles on the Locus Recommended Reading List

Every year, Locus, the magazine of the science fiction & fantasy field, compiles a Recommended Reading List to help readers sort through the vast number of novels, collections, anthologies, stories, etc that are published each year. They’ve just released 2011’s list, which is as good a roadmap through last year’s territory as you’re going to […]

Are you going to the SFX Weekender?

So you’re at the SFX Weekender this weekend in Prestatyn, and while, looking at your schedule you realise there is literally so much going on, you don’t know where to start? Well handily, we have highlighted below exactly where and when you can see and meet all the Gollancz authors talking and signing over the […]

On the tenth day of Christmas…

It’s the first day back at work in Gollancz towers today, so let’s celebrate with a quick peek into the future at the three amazing debut authors coming up this year – and three new projects from familiar faces, to delight you*. Gollancz is thrilled to welcome Michael J. Ward to the list, with the […]


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