It’s Saturday, It’s Eastercon
The Gollancz Gang is gathered for another great day at EightSquared. Yesterday was packed with book launches, readings, deep discussions about characteriastion and plenty of fun – and some of you lovely people even said hello to us! Thank you! We even found a moment to stop by the Good Technology panel, and discover Underground […]Read More
Eastercon Day One
Here’s our quick guide to all of today’s Eastercon action: 17.00 Author Readings: Cory Doctorow and Jaine Fenn. Join Jaine Fenn, and Cory Doctorow, as they read from their recent work. Jaine says: ‘I’m sharing with Cory Doctorow. I’ll let him decide who goes first, and probably read one of the stories from Downside Girls.’ Be […]Read More
Easter is here, which can only mean . . .
Eastercon! The Gollancz Gang is going to be hanging out, attending panels, heckling panelists, browsing in the dealer’s room, in the bar and more at the Cedar Court Hotel, Bradford, throughout Easter . . . so here’s our quick guide to all the Eastercon action. Check back daily to be sure you know what’s on […]Read More
World Book Day: Not Just for Kids
I was half an hour late to work this morning. Nothing wrong with the trains (well, nothing more than usual), no tradesmen to let in, no alarm-clock-failing-to-go-off. I was late because I wanted to drop Bilbo Baggins and Belle (from Beauty and the Beast) off at school this morning for World Book Day. OK, I’m […]Read More
Congratulations to Saladin Ahmed and Holly Black on their Nebula and Andre Norton Award nominations!
Gollancz is very pleased to discover that two of our authors have been nominated for prestigious awards today. Saladin Ahmed’s Throne of the Crescent Moon is shortlisted for the Nebula award for best novel, which is fantastic news. The Nebula is one of the most high-profile and important awards in the SF community, and it’s […]Read More
Crysis: Escalation announcement
We’ve been working on this project for a while, but finally, after last night’s exciting Crysis 3 launch event at the BFI Imax, we can officially reveal the details of CRYSIS: ESCALATION, a tie-in book that covers the events between Crysis 2 and the upcoming game. Written by Gavin Smith, this collection of linked short […]Read More
A very Sinister Valentine’s Day
Yes, it’s Valentine’s Day. This evening you’re supposed to take your loved one out for a romantic meal, lavish them with flowers and chocolate and whisper sweet nothings into their ear. It’s a day of love and cards with big red velvet hearts and teddy bears on the front. Of course, at Gollancz we advise […]Read More
Mike Carey & Linda Carey Reading The City of Silk and Steel
In just six weeks or so, we’re delighted to be publishing The City of Silk and Steel, the stunning debut fantasy from the writing team of Mike Carey, his wife Linda and their daughter Louise. Mike, of course, is the author of the Felix Castor novels, as well as being an acclaimed writer of comics […]Read More
Shaman of Stonewylde launch
Last week we published the last installment of Kit Berry‘s excellent Stonewylde series, SHAMAN OF STONEWYLDE. The much anticipated final book was launched on Saturday, and here Kit tells us how it all went… Saturday saw the launch of the fifth and final Stonewylde book – Shaman of Stonewylde – in a Dorset bookshop. I […]Read More
Blue Moon- A Guest Post from Kit Berry
Did you know tonight is a Blue Moon? Gollancz is pleased to be bringing you a special guest post by Kit Berry, the critically acclaimed author of the Stonewylde series about the significance of the Blue Moon. Back in the 90’s, I often drove past a long wall in Dorset and I’d imagine a secret world […]Read More
Gollancz signings this weekend, and a competition!
There’s lots of exciting signings going on this weekend, so we thought this would be a good chance to let you know about some of our author’s movements. Ben Aaronovitch has been all around the country over the last few days, but this Saturday he’s right at the centre of the bookselling world as part […]Read More
Love Charing Cross Road Festival
This weekend, two of London’s best bookshops have joined together to put on a day of literary, musical and culinary events to celebrate Charing Cross Road, spiritual home of the UK bookselling trade. In recent years, many of the wonderful bookshops that dotted the Charing Cross Road have gone. I started work on CXR in […]Read More