Happy Publication Day: 25th October 2018!
Two fantastic books are released into the wild today: one from a legend of the genre and another from simply one of the best science fiction writers around. Read on for details! Thin Air – Richard Morgan An atmospheric tale of corruption and abduction set on Mars, from the author of the award-winning science fiction […]
Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin
It’s not long now until Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin, directed by Arwen Curry, hits our screens, and for those of you who just can’t wait, here’s a trailer for you to check out: Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin is a feature documentary exploring the remarkable life and legacy of the late […]
The Books of Earthsea, Ursula K. Le Guin
Gollancz to publish Ursula Le Guin’s Books of Earthsea, illustrated by Charles Vess Leading genre publisher Gollancz is delighted to announce the publication of The Books of Earthsea: The Complete Illustrated Edition by Ursula K. Le Guin and illustrated by Charles Vess. Gollancz Assistant Editor, Craig Leyenaar, acquired the rights to The Books of Earthsea from Susan […]
Happy Publication Day 2nd February 2018!
It’s publication day and we’ve got two incredible new books to share with you. So get your wishlists ready and take note of these epic new reads. Altered Carbon by Richard Morgan Airing on Netflix tomorrow worldwide, this must-read story is a confident, action-and-violence packed thriller, and future classic noir SF novel from a […]
Remembering Ursula Le Guin
News of the death, at 88, of Ursula Le Guin, has been extensively reported in the media today. She had been in poor health for a while. Ursula joined the Gollancz list in 1971, and has been with us ever since, making her our longest serving author by some distance, and we are proud to […]
Happy Publication Day 8th June 2017
It’s publication day! We are incredibly excited to announce a classic addition to the Masterworks list from one of the greatest science fiction writers of them all, H. G. Wells, as well as all the stories set in award-winning author Ursula K. Le Guin’s fictional European nation of Orsinia, gathered together for the first time […]
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 […]
Ursula K. Le Guin discusses the literary heroine who inspired her
We are absolutely thrilled to welcome the incredible Ursula K Le Guin back to the Gollancz Blog to celebrate International Women’s Day as part of our Wonder Women series. We’ve teamed up with our sister websites One Book Lane and W&N to celebrate our literary heroines for #WonderWomen16! Join us on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram […]
Christmas Gifts for YA Readers
Not sure what to buy the YA and crossover readers in your life? Looking for a read that will sweep them off their feet? We’ve got stunning coming-of-age drama, romance, adventure, action and mysteries. Gift them something they’ll really love this Christmas: a great book. The Death House by Sarah Pinborough ‘Moving and totally […]
Author of the Week: Ursula K. Le Guin!
Readers of the Gollancz blog should need no introduction to Ursula K. Le Guin. Nor should they need us to tell them how important she is to modern literature – both within genre and without. They certainly shouldn’t need us to tell them that, over a long and distinguished career, she has won a staggering […]
Happy Publication Day 10th September 2015
We’d like to wish a very happy Publication Day to all of our books out in bookshops and online today. This week we have a plethora of incredible paperbacks to fill up your to be read shelves. Get ready for out of this world adventures, classic SF and fantasy and some epic new heroes. Wishlists […]
Gollancz reveals extensive new publishing plans for Ursula K. Le Guin
We are thrilled to announce a far-reaching new publishing project for Ursula K. Le Guin. We have acquired UK and Commonwealth Rights to five significant novels, two short story collections, a volume of selected non-fiction, as well as eBook rights to twelve widely-acclaimed novels including A Wizard of Earthsea and The Dispossessed amongst others. Our […]
Happy Publication Day: 26th March 2015
We’d like to wish a very happy Publication Day to all of our books out in bookshops and online today. This week’s new titles feature ground breaking SF and Ursula K. Le Guin’s HUGO AWARD-winning tale of colonisation and oppression. SF and Fantasy fans, we’ve got two unmissible new books to pick up or download from […]
Ursula K. Le Guin Accepts the National Book Foundation's Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters
Readers of this blog should need no introduction to Ursula K. Le Guin. Nor should they need us to tell them how important she is to modern literature – both within genre and without. They certainly shouldn’t need us to tell them that she has won a staggering five Hugos, six Nebulas, two World Fantasy […]
Golllancz & SF Gateway Hugo Award eBook Promotion: the 1970s
Like the 1960s, the 1970s proved to be a fruitful decade for Gateway authors at the Hugo Awards. We publish eight of the total 10 winners, with seven of those also part of our SF Masterworks series. Our Hugo eBook promotion continues, but only for a limited time: grab any of the eBook editions of […]