Mythago Wood: A True Fantasy Masterwork

I’ve written about Robert Holdstock a number of times since his untimely death, five years ago. Along with most of the Gollancz team, I was lucky enough to know the man as well as the writer; and, although he produced an incredible body of work – enough, certainly, to place him in the very highest rank of modern fantasy writers – I know I’m not alone in missing the former more than the latter. Far from Rob’s beloved wildwood – indeed, in the very heart of the city – lies Saint Paul’s Cathedral. It was designed by Sir Christopher Wren…

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Congratulations to our World Fantasy Awards shortlisted authors and artists

Everyone here at Gollancz is thrilled by the announcement of the World Fantasy Awards shortlist, which you can find here. The Gollancz nominees are as follows: Some Kind of Fairy Tale (Graham Joyce) – Best Novel The Emperor’s Soul (Brandon Sanderson) – Best Novella The Skull (part of The Dragon Griaule, published by Gollancz in October 2013) (Lucius Shepard) – Best Novella The Unreal and the Real Volumes One and Two (published by Gollancz in 2014) (Ursula Le Guin) – Best Collection Didier Graffet and Dave Senior (cover artists for Joe Abercrombie’s novels) – Best Artist        …

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