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Gollancz & SF Gateway: the Hugo Winners

Following our posts celebrating Gollancz and SF Gateway‘s BSFA, Arthur C. Clarke and Nebula Award-winning novels . . . it’s the Hugo Awards! And we’re delighted to say we have a very creditable 30 out of 62 winners, including the first and (for another couple of months, at least) most recent winners. Look: 1953 The […]

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Happy Birthday Gene Wolfe

Today is the 83rd birthday of one of SF & Fantasy’s most extraordinary voices. ‘Genius’ is an overused word in modern life (as is ‘celebrity’ – don’t get us started!) but I’m prepared to go out on a limb and say that it’s absolutely merited on this occasion.  Having already written glowingly about Gene Wolfe […]

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Related Categories: Authors, Commentary, SF Gateway Guest Post

Exciting News from Gollancz

We are delighted to announce that Gillian Redfearn is promoted to Publishing Director of Gollancz, with immediate effect.  Since becoming Deputy Publishing Director in 2013 Gillian has done an outstanding job in bringing better focus and organisation to the Gollancz list.  In her new role, Simon Spanton (Associate Publisher), Darren Nash (Digital Publisher), Marcus Gipps […]

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The Wolfhound Century is here!

Wolfhound Century, a 2013 Gollancz Geeks title, is out now in paperback and we’ve got a special blog post from the book’s editor, Simon, to share with you.  Anyone unfortunate enough to be around me over the past year or so has had to put up with me wittering on about a book. A book I […]

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Related Categories: Gollancz Geeks, Science Fiction

Big news for fans of Peter Grant/Rivers of London!

We are delighted to announce that in a major deal, we have acquired publishing rights from the Zeno Agency for the seventh and eighth books in Ben Aaronovitch‘s hugely successful Peter Grant/Rivers of London series! Having inherited Ben from the excellent Jo Fletcher I couldn’t be happier that we’ve been able to move things on […]

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Debuts of 2014

New Year, new author. Well five new authors in fact. We thought we’d kick off 2014 with a brief introduction to the five authors we’re proud to be bringing to you for the first time on the Gollancz list this year. Whether you like SF thrillers, high fantasy, epic fantasy with a sharp twist, time […]

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On the fourth day of Geekmas…

It’s day four of the twelve days of Geekmas and the bundle is already beginning the get very heavy. We’ll be adding another prize into the bundle every day over the next couple of weeks here on the blog, and today we have something pretty spectacular. On the fourth day of Geekmas, Gollancz gave to […]

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One does not simply walk into replacing Jon Weir as one’s publicity manager…

Jon Weir, was a publicity manager like no other. Whether in his endless energy on tour, his fierceness with hotels on behalf of authors, his endless list of contacts, his friendships with everyone in the genre, his frankly alarming knowledge of obscure geek TV or in his undying love of Wonder Woman, he was… well […]

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WFC 2013 – where we are this weekend

It’s the 2013 World Fantasy Convention, and we’re excited! If you want to know where we’ll be, who’ll be at the convention and what’s going on with the Gollancz crowd, just have a scroll down and see what we and our authors are up to for the rest of the weekend. Saturday, November 2nd 10.00-11.00 […]

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Related Categories: Events, Fantasy, Gollancz News

World Fantasy Convention 2013 – where to find us

It’s the 2013 World Fantasy Convention, and we’re excited! If you want to know where we’ll be, who’ll be at the convention and what’s going on with the Gollancz crowd, just check back on the blog every day for our daily update for all the events. Happy Hallowe’en, and happy WFC! Thursday, October 31st 14.00-15.00 […]

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Related Categories: Events, Fantasy, Gollancz Awards, Gollancz News

New Book of the Week: A Dangerous Energy

One of the joys of working on the SF Gateway is how often we come across ‘new’ books that were, in their earlier print incarnations, published by Gollancz. It’s both a quiet joy to be welcoming one of our own back from out-of-print obscurity and a reminder of the historical importance of Gollancz in the […]

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Related Categories: New Releases

Book of the Month: Terra, Chapter One

Our Book of the Month for July is Mitch Benn’s debut Terra, and we’re particularly excitable this week because it’s out this Thursday. It has already received a fantastic review from one of our Geeks, is being read by celebrities all over the place, and was hailed as ‘wonderfully human and close to home, with a […]

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Related Categories: Books of the month, Extract, Mitch Benn

SF Gateway at Eastercon

There will be an SF Gateway presence at the 64th Eastercon this weekend. I will be accompanying my excellent Gollancz colleagues, Gillian Redfearn and Marcus Gipps (and possibly Jon Weir, although his attendance quantum waveform remains tantalisingly uncollapsed at the time of writing this) to the <ahem> sunny climes of Bradford for EightSquaredCon. In addition […]

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Related Categories: Commentary, Housekeeping, SF Gateway Awards

Phillip Mann on his New Gollancz Book and His SF Gateway Backlist

Phillip Mann has written a post on his blog about how new book, The Disestablishment of Paradise, came to be published (and how pleased he is about it). Today is rather special for me. Today Victor Gollancz have published my latest novel  The Disestablishment of Paradise. It has been a long  journey for me – […]

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Related Categories: Authors, New Releases, Publishing

Gollancz Needs You!

Gollancz is thrilled to announce the launch of our Gollancz Geeks. For the past 50 years Gollancz has been dedicated to bringing you the brightest and best genre books. From award winning bestsellers to classic SF and Fantasy we are the UK’s home for the most exciting genre fiction. Now, we want your help. We […]

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