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Acquisitions

Gollancz acquires new epic fantasy trilogy from bestselling author Stephen Donaldson

Gollancz is delighted to announce the acquisition of a new fantasy trilogy, The Great God’s War, from Stephen Donaldson, author of the multi-million-selling Chronicles of Thomas Covenant series. Set in a visionary new world in the midst of a magical war, the trilogy follows a prince who embarks on a desperate quest to find a […]

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Gollancz acquires stunning cross-over fantasy series in hotly-fought auction

Gollancz, an imprint of the Orion Publishing Group, is delighted to announce the acquisition of a stunning cross-over fantasy series by debt author, Kristen Ciccarelli. Beginning with ASKARI, the series is perfect for readers who enjoy Victoria Aveyard, Kristin Cashore and Sarah J. Mass. A sweeping epic focused on strong characters, dangerous escapades and poisonous […]

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Gollancz secures high-concept SF thriller from remarkable new British voice

Gollancz secures high-concept SF thriller from remarkable new British voice Gollancz is delighted to announce their acquisition of World Rights to a science fiction crime crossover novel with a love story at its core, From Darkest Skies. In the vein of blockbuster films Chappie, Her and Ex Machina, Sam Peter’s first novel explores artificial intelligence […]

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Gollancz Signs Up Official Colouring Book by Acclaimed Discworld Artist

We are delighted to announce the acquisition of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Colouring Book a colouring book of line drawings by Paul Kidby, Sir Terry Pratchett’s artist of choice. Gollancz Digital Publisher, Darren Nash, brought the rights to  from Rob Wilkins at Narrativia, who own and control the exclusive multimedia and merchandising rights to all of Sir […]

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Gollancz welcomes Iain M. Banks to the SF Masterworks list

Gollancz is delighted to announce that it will be publishing an SF Masterworks edition of Iain M. Banks’ BSFA Award-winning Feersum Endjinn.  The SF Masterworks list is over 100 books strong and contains many of the finest voices in British and world science fiction. The list was founded by the Chairman of Gollancz, Malcolm Edwards, […]

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Gollancz win auction for a high-octane thriller by remarkable new talent, Ezekiel Boone

“This novel should come with a warning label: The Hatching is scary as hell and addictively fun” –Benjamin Percy, author of The Dead Lands, Red Moon, and The Wilding   We are delighted to announce the acquisition of UK and Commonwealth rights to the relentless, attention-grabbing thriller The Hatching by Ezekiel Boone. With engaging characters […]

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Gollancz signs up sequel to The War of the Worlds from Stephen Baxter

Gollancz is delighted to announce the acquisition of World rights to The Massacre of Mankind. Gollancz Commissioning Editor, Marcus Gipps, bought world rights from Chris Schelling of Selectric Artists. The Massacre of Mankind is a sequel to one of the most famous and influential SF books ever – The War of the Worlds, by H.G. […]

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Neuromancer author William Gibson returns to his first UK publisher

Gollancz, an imprint of the Orion Publishing Group, is delighted to announce their acquisition of William Gibson’s Sprawl Trilogy, comprising Neuromancer, Count Zero and Mona Lisa Overdrive and a collection of short fiction, Burning Chrome. William Gibson’s Neuromancer ranks with 1984 and Brave New World as one of the 20th century’s most potent visions of […]

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Gollancz Direct Submissions: January 2016

Exciting news for all aspiring writers out there! At Gollancz we are proud of our continuing history of publishing the best debut authors each year. We see nurturing and promoting such talent as part of our role in the genre community. We know that it can be intimidating and difficult when you take those first […]

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Award-winning author Simon Morden joins Gollancz

Gollancz is delighted to announce the acquisition of two sweeping science fantasy novels from Philip K. Dick Award-winning author, Simon Morden. The world of Down Station is built on another, magical, world that bears uncanny links to home.  Simon Morden joins Gollancz the specialist SFF imprint of the Orion Publishing Group with an out-of-the-ordinary novel […]

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Gollancz and Liber Primus Games Announce A Land Fit For Heroes Fantasy Adventure Game-book App

Indie Developer Liber Primus Games, developer of the Narborion Saga, in collaboration with Gollancz, an imprint of the Orion Publishing Group, announced today that a new handheld fantasy adventure app, based on the bestselling Richard Morgan trilogy of books A Land Fit For Heroes is coming to the App Store for iPhone, iPad, iTouch as […]

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Gollancz acquire controversial novels from winner of the Russian Little Booker Prize, Victor Pelevin

Gollancz is delighted to announce the acquisition of World English Rights to two post-modern satirical novels by leading Russian contemporary fiction writer, Victor Pelevin. Gollancz Publishing Director, Gillian Redfearn, acquired World English rights. Gillian Redfearn said: ‘Pelevin is a high-profile addition to our selective programme of publishing in translation. He’s a master of speculative fiction, blending […]

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Gollancz acquires sequel to Sir Arthur C. Clarke’s A Meeting with Medusa, written by Alastair Reynolds and Stephen Baxter

Gollancz is delighted to have acquired World Rights to The Medusa Chronicles; a science fiction adventure written in a unique collaboration between two high profile science-fiction authors: Stephen Baxter and Alastair Reynolds. The Medusa Chronicles is inspired by Arthur C. Clarke’s influential short story A Meeting with Medusa, following the story of Howard Falcon, captain […]

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New series of stand-alone heroic fantasies from Tom Lloyd coming in 2016

Marcus Gipps, Gollancz Commissioning Editor, has acquired World rights to the two novels, Stranger of Tempest and Princess of Blood, and two e-novellas by author of the bestselling Twilight Reign series Tom Lloyd from  Simon Kavanagh of the Mic Cheetham Agency Tom Lloyd’s brand new series of commercial fantasy adventures follow a brilliantly likeable mercenary […]

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Gollancz to publish first major Michael Moorcock novel in almost ten years

Gollancz is delighted to announce the acquisition of UK and Commonwealth rights to THE WHISPERING SWARM and two sequels by Michael Moorcock.  Named by The Times as one of the best English writers since 1945, the influential writer has won comparisons to, among others, Charles Dickens, James Joyce, Ian Fleming and J.R.R. Tolkien. In his […]

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