Happy Publication Day to BARRICADE!

We had a hugely successful launch for Jon Wallace’s debut, Barricade, last night at Forbidden Planet. Kicking off at 6pm with a small crowd of people already waiting the signing went through to after seven with a steady stream of people. Forbidden Planet had ordered 100 copies of the TPB and sold out on the […]

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Announcing the BARRICADE Blog Tour!

Celebrating the release of the Gollancz debut for June, Barricade by Jon Wallace, we’re teaming up with a collection of top websites for a fast-paced digital tour. If you want an exclusive insight into Jon Wallace’s thoughts on nuclear fiction, top British dystopias, writing real women and much more, please keep your eye on the social […]

Barricade: Chapter Three

We’re back with another sneak peek into our Gollancz Debut for June, Barricade. You can download your e-book copy of Barricade for £1.99, but be quick our promotion ends on the 26th June 2014. Here’s what the critics have been saying: “Jon Wallace keeps the pace up, delivering inense setpieces alongside plenty of twisted humour and bone-crunching violence” […]

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Barricade: Chapter Two

Today, we’re delighted to bring you another sneak peek into our Gollancz Debut for June, Barricade. You can download your e-book copy of Barricade for £1.99, but be quick our promotion ends on the 26th June 2014. Now it’s time to return to the post apocalyptic world of Barricade with an exclusive sneak peek at the first two […]

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Friday Reads: Barricade

Our Friday Reads this week is the stunning June Gollancz Debut, Barricade, by Jon Wallace. We’ve got a very special introduction to the world of Barricade from the book’s editor Simon.  Dear Reader, In a flashback sequence at the beginning of this novel a small boy asks the book’s (anti?)hero a question. At the time Kenstibec […]

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Gollancz Announces £1.99 eBook promotion for all 2014 debuts

One of the great joys of publishing is the discovery of a new writer. For the editor reading the submission, the growing feeling of excitement is like a happy virus that first infects the commissioning editor and then – in true evolutionary fashion – demands to be spread to others. Editorial colleagues, senior management, Sales, […]

Here's what Team Gollancz are reading this weekend!

Happy Friday, Gollancz Blog Readers! Here’s what we’ll be reading over the weekend. Let us know in the comments which books you’ll be tucking into this the weekend. Sophie: I missed my tube stop. I was reading at 4am. BARRICADE is an action-packed, unrelenting page turner. The novel follows two engineered artificial life forms– a pragmatic […]

Barricade by Jon Wallace. Exclusive cover reveal!

Simon, Gollancz’s Associate Publisher,  reveals the cover for one of our exciting 2014 debuts. Gollancz Geeks take note as we expect you’ll be hearing about this title very soon. Not yet signed up to our Gollancz Geeks programme? You can sign up here.  We’re delighted to be able to show you the cover for  one […]

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Debuts of 2014

New Year, new author. Well five new authors in fact. We thought we’d kick off 2014 with a brief introduction to the five authors we’re proud to be bringing to you for the first time on the Gollancz list this year. Whether you like SF thrillers, high fantasy, epic fantasy with a sharp twist, time […]

All’s well that ends Wells by Jon Wallace

We’re very excited to be publishing Jon Wallace next year; a brand new, thrilling voice in British sci-fi. We’ll be telling you lots more about his exciting new trilogy in the months to come, but for now, here’s a brief snippet into his world, on the subject of H.G.Wells. You can find out more about […]

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Gollancz pre-empts SF thriller about a post-apocalyptic taxi driver

Gollancz Deputy Publishing Director Simon Spanton has pre-empted world volume rights in Barricade by Jon Wallace via Ed Wilson at Johnson & Alcock in a three book deal. The novel is a fast-moving and filmic SF thriller whose central character is a post-apocalyptic taxi driver. Barricade takes us into the near future where a war […]

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