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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 […]

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Iain Menzies Banks (1954 – 2013)

The world lost one of its greats over the weekend. Iain Banks, one of our finest novelists, whisky expert, raconteur and one of the nicest men you could ever hope to meet, lost his battle […]

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RIP Jack Vance

All at Gollancz were saddened to hear the news of the recent passing of Jack Vance. A published writer since 1945, he was responsible for some of modern SF’s most enduring tropes, from the ‘Big […]

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Exciting News From Gollancz

Gollancz is pleased to announce a significant structural reorganisation within the editorial team. Simon Spanton is promoted to Associate Publisher, with particular responsibility for innovative acquisitions and Gollancz’s social media and community engagement, as well as […]

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Gollancz acquires Den Patrick trilogy!

Simon Spanton, Deputy Publishing Director at Gollancz, has acquired world rights in a fantasy trilogy by Den Patrick. The first novel is called The Boy with the Porcelain Ears and is set in a Pseudo-Renaissance […]

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Gollancz helps kickstart sequel to classic computer game ELITE

Leading SF publisher Gollancz, an imprint of Orion Books, is to publish three new original novels to tie-in with the sequel to classic 80s computer game ELITE. Gollancz announced the new novels after pledging over […]

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NEW WORLD RIGHTS DEAL FOR URBAN FANTASY WRITER SUZANNE MCLEOD

Gillian Redfearn, Gollancz Editorial Director, has acquired World Rights to two supernatural thrillers by Suzanne McLeod. The agent was John Jarrold. The titles offer an exciting new twist to the Spellcrackers.com series, set in London, […]

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Love Charing Cross Road Festival

This weekend, two of London’s best bookshops have joined together to put on a day of literary, musical and culinary events to celebrate Charing Cross Road, spiritual home of the UK bookselling trade. In recent […]

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Gollancz goes wild for George R.R. Martin's ‘WILD CARDS’

Gollancz are to bring back to the UK the first three books in the hugely successful Wild Cards series, edited by bestselling A Game of Thrones author George RR Martin. The books are a superhero […]

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Gollancz to publish Saladin Ahmed's THRONE OF THE CRESCENT MOON

Gollancz, the Science-Fiction and Fantasy imprint of Orion, announce the acquisition of THRONE OF THE CRESCENT MOON, the debut novel by acclaimed writer Saladin Ahmed. Marcus Gipps, Editor at Gollancz, bought UK & Commonwealth rights […]

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Gollancz acquires new Brandon Sanderson series – STEELHEART is coming!

Gollancz, the SFF imprint of Orion Publishing, has acquired the first YA series from the #1 New York Times bestselling author Brandon Sanderson, it was announced today by Simon Spanton, Deputy Publishing Director. UK & […]

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It’s the end of the Con, and we loved it . . .

Goodbye, goodbye, parting is such sweet sorrow we’ll say goodbye ’til it be— but wait a moment! The convention isn’t over yet! Yesterday was filled with award announcements and acts of heroism, a bit of […]

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