Lucy Worsley – Who Was Queen Victoria?
Historian, author and TV presenter Lucy Worsley delves into the detail of Queen Victoria’s life in this major new biography published to celebrate the 200th anniversary of her birth.Read More
He’s making a list, and checking it twice…
Next up in our Christmas author series, we asked our lovely authors Erin Kelly, Joanna Bolouri, Olivia Beirne and Daniela Sacerdoti a very important festive question: if you had to buy a Christmas gift for one of your characters, who would you choose and why? Erin Kelly, author of He Said/She Said Alice, the little […]Read More
Scott Lynch and Andrzej Sapkowski visit the UK this May!
Gollancz are delighted to announce that the UK will be hosting a myriad of amazing authors this May. Check out the following events to see where you can meet your favourites and reserve your tickets to their events right now. Friday 25th May | 6pm – 7pm | Forbidden Planet, London Head down to […]Read More
How do you decorate your Christmas Tree?
Ever wanted to know how some of your favourite authors decorate their Christmas trees? Look no further! Whether it’s fairy lights on first or last or how they decorate the rest of the house we have all the answers! Carmel Harrington, author of Cold Feet I adore everything about Christmas – in particular the decorations. […]Read More
Roisin Meaney on REUNIONS
We have an extra special treat for you today with a piece from Irish author Roisin Meaney on reunions. The Reunion is a heart-warming engaging story about sisters and second chances…will sisters Caroline and Eleanor find the courage to return to the town where they grew up and face what they’ve been running from all these years? […]Read More
The books I’ll be giving this year…
Everybody knows that the best present you can give someone is a book. It shows that person how well you know them. It shows them that you’ve really thought about them, that you wanted to give them something they could cherish. Oh, and it shows that you’re a magpie for a good looking jacket! Here’s […]Read More
Advice for Writers from Writers – Part Three
For our third collection of #gollanczfest authors providing suggestions and advice on how to be a writer, we welcome Elizabeth Bear, Stan Nicholls, Alex Lamb and Joanne Harris. If you missed the first two parts, click here and here. Elizabeth Bear: The editor is actually rooting for you to pull it off. Don’t disappoint […]Read More
Advice for Writers from Writers – Part Two
Welcome to the second of our #gollanczfest collection of advice and hints from authors. This time around we have pieces from Jaine Fenn, Simon Morden, Tom Lloyd and Steph Swainston, all of whom are lovely people and you should buy their books. And if you missed part one, click here. Jaine Fenn: Learn the […]Read More
How To Get Published, with Bookends and Marie Claire
Calling all book lovers and budding authors: ever wistfully thought about having your own book published? We’ve got just the thing that might give you a little push in the right direction. On Tuesday 11th October we’re holding a fabulous rooftop event in partnership with Marie Claire, featuring bestselling authors and editors. Join Sunday Times bestseller Tasmina […]Read More
Our authors share their most romantic moments ever (part 1)
TRACY REES, author of Amy Snow and Florence Grace I’m going to start with the second most romantic gesture I’ve ever received (because I’m like that!) I once received from a boyfriend, for my birthday, a beautiful, specially commissioned pen and ink drawing. It was beautifully framed and the artwork was exquisite but that was […]Read More
A visit to Big Earsâ€™ House: My first taste of Puglia by Jo Thomas
I had never heard of trullos. I had never heard of Puglia. That is, until my brother and his wife invited us to their home there. My sister in law had had a long love affair with the area and had bought a small trullo years ago, with its own olive grove. Before this visit […]Read More