Congratulations to our Locus Awards shortlisted authors!

This weekend we received some wonderful news. Gollancz is delighted to report that six of our authors have been shortlisted for Locus 2017 awards. Please join us in congratulating our authors who are shortlisted for the 2017 Locus Awards.     Best SF Novel  The Medusa Chronicles by Stephen Baxter and Alastair Reynolds Take Back the Sky by Greg Bear   Best Horror Novel The Fireman by Joe Hill   Best YA Novel  Revenger by Alastair Reynolds   Best Collection  Sharp Ends by Joe Abercrombie Beyond the Aquila Rift by Alastair Reynolds Orsinia by Ursula le Guin   We are…

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Happy Publication Day 9th February 2017!

Welcome to another publication day! It’s time to visit the mysterious deserts of Sharakai where the shifting sands betray the unwary and Çeda continues her quest for vengeance against the godlike kings . . . while for all of you who like your books a bit more portable we’ve got some fantastic titles out in paperback including a title that could be described as Arachnophobia on steroids; intelligent first contact SF; a fun fantasy romp with lots of swearing and blood; and finally a JOE ABERCROMBIE!   Blood Upon The Sand by Bradley Beaulieu  Second in epic new fantasy series…

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Team Gollancz Celebrate the First Law Universe

To celebrate #FirstLawDay  and the publication of Joe Abercombie’s Sharp Ends, we sat down members of Team Gollancz and asked them to tell us their memories of the First Law Universe. Join us as we share our favourite moments . . . Make sure you read to the end of the blog post where we bring you some reviews of favourite First Law locations. Ever wondered what it would be like to visit the First Law universe? We’ve got some expert travel reviews for you . . . Marcus: My first introduction to the First Law books was when I…

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Celebrating Joe Abercrombie’s First Law!

Join us today as we celebrate Joe Abercrombie’s First Law universe with our #FirstLawDay. Joe Abercrombie returns to the First Law universe tomorrow with the publication of Sharp Ends. Sharp Ends features a mix of original and reissued short stories collected together for the first time, eight of which are award-winning and previously published, and six brand new. The brand-new shorts will feature some of the most popular characters from the First Law world, including Glokta, Jezal, Logen Ninefingers, Bethod and Monza Murcatto. You can find links to all our digital events below and follow @gollancz @lordgrimdark for updates on…

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Exclusive Interview with Joe Abercrombie and Steven Pacey

Listen up! The wait for Joe Abercrombie’s Sharp Ends is nearly over. To celebrate we’re sharing an exclusive interview with Joe Abercrombie and Steven Pacey, the audio reader of the First Law books. Head phones at the ready, you can listen here on the blog, on Soundcloud or download the interview from iTunes. Sharp Ends will be available in hardback, audio download (read by Steven Pacey and featuring Joe Abercrombie) and ebook on the 26th April. Don’t miss our pre-order offer to get your collectible Sharp Ends bookmarks. Details on how to claim your bookmark are included at the bottom…

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