Watch Carrie Brownstein at Rough Trade – and start reading Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl
We’re enormously excited to announce that Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl – Carrie Brownstein’s candid, funny, deeply personal memoir of making a life in music – has been chosen as Rough Trade‘s BOOK OF THE YEAR! They say: ‘With prose as deft and clear as her stellar guitar work, Carrie Brownstein’s book is yet […]Read More
Dinner is coming . . . be prepared with Game of Scones
With Halloween upon us we thought we’d share a special teaser from Game of Scones, out now from our sister imprint Orion Books. Looking to impress your guests this Halloween with a Game of Thrones themed treat? Create your own Weirwood Tree-eats with this step-by-step recipe. Not one for baking? You can watch authors Sarah […]Read More
The Gollancz Festival Sale
The Gollancz Festival is here! We couldn’t be more excited to be bringing you three days of action-packed bookshop events and unmissable digital programming. You can find out more about our digital events by visiting our dedicated festival website: gollanczfest.com But there’s more! We are thrilled to be able to offer a special price promotion […]Read More
The Gollancz Festival 2015 Digital Events
It’s #GollanczFest15 week! We are thrilled to reveal an action-packed programme of digital activities from Friday 16 October to Sunday 18 October at The Gollancz Festival 2015. Events will take place on nine social media platforms with the hashtag #GollanczFest15. This year’s activities will include: • Google hangouts with Scott Lynch, Elizabeth Bear, and Nalini […]Read More
Tickets to a Gollancz Festival 2015 day for aspiring writers go on sale
Gollancz is delighted to share two substantial updates regarding The Gollancz Festival. Firstly, the full schedule of events, including the topics for discussion and selection of panellists, at the events in Manchester, 16 October, and London, 17 October, is now available at gollanczfestival.com. Secondly, Gollancz is launching an additional Waterstones Piccadilly-based event for at aspiring […]Read More
The Gollancz Festival 2015 is here!
We’re delighted to share the news that tickets to the Gollancz Festival 2015 events at Waterstones Manchester Deansgate, 16October 6–9pm, and Waterstones London Piccadilly, 17 October 2–6pm, are now on sale at an early bird price of £8 (£6 for Waterstones loyalty card holders). The ticket price will increase to £10 (£8 for card holders) […]Read More
Rivers of London is taking over the capital!
Join us this month as we team up with Cityread London to make Rivers of London the book everyone in the capital is talking about. Each April, Cityread asks London’s citizens, workers and visitors to pick up a book – the same book – and read it together. And you can get involved! Over the next few […]Read More
STANLEY KUBRICK: Genius on Tour
Today we are delighted to welcome Marcus Sedgwick to the Gollancz Blog with a guest post discussing the Kubrick exhibition. Marcus Sedgwick is an award-winning author on our sister imprint Indigo, and his most recent book The Ghosts of Heaven is out now in hardback and e-book. You can find out more about Marcus by […]Read More
You can take Ben Aaronovitch out of London…
In the anticipated fifth instalment in THE SUNDAY TIMES bestselling RIVERS OF LONDON series, FOXGLOVE SUMMER (published on the 13th of November 2014), Ben Aaronovitch takes Peter Grant out of London – to a small village in Herefordshire where the local police are reluctant to admit that there might be a supernatural element to the […]Read More
London Film Festival – Robot Overlords Tickets Now On Sale!
Mark Stay, co-writer of the new film ROBOT OVERLORDS and author of the book of the film has an important and exciting message! Tickets are now on sale to the general public for the 58th BFI London Film Festival! ROBOT OVERLORDS – co-written by me and Director Jon Wright – is part of the festival’s […]Read More
Happy Birthday, Pat Cadigan
Today we wish a very Happy Birthday to two-time Arthur C. Clarke Award-winning, Hugo Award for Best Novelette-snaffling Queen of Cyberpunk, and all-round SF legend, Pat Cadigan! Pat is the author of numerous outstanding SF novels, such as Synners and Fools – winners of the two aforementioned Arthur C. Clarke Awards – and has been […]Read More
Remembering Iain Banks
It was sad, of course, that the Guest of Honour slot for Iain Banks at the World SF Convention was in memoriam for this wonderful man and writer. He’s a huge loss to us and the wider literary community but left behind an extraordinary legacy of books. With the Con over we thought it would […]Read More
The 72nd Worldcon, Loncon
Gollancz is absolutely delighted to be attending LonCon 3 this weekend, in support of our very own guest of honour: Malcolm Edwards Guests of honour are selected for their outstanding contribution to the genre, and have made a wise choice for the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention. Malcolm has been a magazine, anthology and novel editor. He […]Read More
Nineworlds 2014 Geekfest is here!
The moment we’ve all been waiting for is finally here. Science-fiction and fantasy convention season has begun. With the start of Nine Worlds Geekfest yesterday and all the genre events next week – Fantasy in the Court (Tuesday 12th), The Gollancz Festival (Wednesday 13th) and the 72nd Worldcon Convention (Thursday 14th – Monday 18th) – it’s possibly the most […]Read More
Announcing the Gollancz Festival Digital Schedule!
Gollancz is delighted to announce our Digital Panel line up for the Gollancz Festival. Our Digital Panels will be taking place ahead of the event at Waterstones Piccadilly on the 13th August 2014. We’ve still got a few secret events up our sleeves, but there are so many brilliant things going on that we couldn’t […]Read More