Gollancz pre-empts debut YA fantasy THE GIRL KING

Rachel Winterbottom, Senior Editor at Gollancz, has bought UK and Commonwealth (ex. Canada) rights in a two-book pre-empt for THE GIRL KING by Mimi Yu from Molly Ker Hawn at The Bent Agency, to be published in Spring 2019 in trade paperback. This YA debut was inspired by East and North Asian histories and follows an […]

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Gollancz acquires stunning cross-over fantasy series in hotly-fought auction

Gollancz, an imprint of the Orion Publishing Group, is delighted to announce the acquisition of a stunning cross-over fantasy series by debt author, Kristen Ciccarelli. Beginning with ASKARI, the series is perfect for readers who enjoy Victoria Aveyard, Kristin Cashore and Sarah J. Mass. A sweeping epic focused on strong characters, dangerous escapades and poisonous […]

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Welcome to The Death House . . .

We absolutely adore this beautiful novel from the amazing Sarah Pinborough. It’s a thoughtful, rich and heart-stopping novel of life, love, and living in the face of death – but don’t just take our word for it. You can read an extract of The Death House below – and as you can see, it turns out […]

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Friday Reads: The Death House (and a competition!)

If you follow us on social media then you might have started to see a lot of tweets to @Gollancz about one of the most exciting books of 2015, The Death House by Sarah Pinborough. The Death House is one of those books that we just can’t stop talking about in house and now we […]

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The Ghosts of Heaven are here!

Out today from our sister imprint, Indigo, The Ghosts of Heaven is the brand new novel from award-winning author, Marcus Sedgwick. What is The Ghosts of Heaven about? The spiral has existed as long as time has existed. Follow the ways of infinity to discover its meaning.  It’s there when a girl walks through the […]

Gollancz acquires trilogy from teenage author

Gollancz has acquired a trilogy written by a 17-year-old girl, which will “appeal to both adults and teenagers”. The first book in the series, The Seventh Miss Hatfield will be the debut novel from Anna Caltabiano. Editor Marcus Gipps at Gollancz pre-empted world rights, excluding North America, from Maggie Hanbury at The Hanbury Agency. Gipps […]

Exclusive Interview with Sally Gardner

To celebrate the publication of Tinder, a dark and gothic fairy tale from our sister imprint Indigo, we have an exclusive interview with Sally Gardner. Tinder is the story of  a young soldier,  a captive princess, witches, wolves and Death (yes, that death with a capital D). Lavish, beautiful, and terrifying Tinder features illustrations from […]

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Friday Reads: The Falconer

My Friday Reads this week is the truly extraordinary The Falconer. To say I loved this book would be a bit of an understatement. The Falconer is simply a kick-butt book. Imagine a sexy dark hero to rival the legendary Jericho Barrons from the Fever series and a heroine who manages to kick as much […]

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