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Fantasy

Kristen Britain 60 Second Interview

In celebration of the David Gemmell Award long-lists being published, Gollancz is thrilled to be running a series of interviews-in-sixty-seconds with as many long-listed authors as we can get our hands on. Today we’re delighted to talk to Kristen Britain, the critically acclaimed, New York Times bestselling author of The Green Rider series, made up […]

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MD Lachlan 60 Second Interview

In celebration of the David Gemmell Award long-lists being published, Gollancz is thrilled to be running a series of interviews-in-sixty-seconds with as many long-listed authors as we can get our hands on. Today we’re delighted to talk to M. D. Lachlan, author of Wolfsangel, Fenrir which is nominated for Best Fantasy Novel 2011) and the […]

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Elantris – it's where the magic begins . . .

I’m not the editor responsible for bringing Brandon Sanderson to Gollancz. Simon Spanton, Deputy Publishing Director of Gollancz and the person most frequently behind @Gollancz (and entirely behind @SimonGuy64) on twitter, is. Of course the team is involved in acquisition decisions – but that doesn’t mean that we all always have the time to read […]

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Everything Unscrews

It’s obvious, isn’t it? Literature reflects events in the real world, and is influenced by them. Except for science fiction and fantasy, which have nothing to tell us about the human condition or the state of our culture. That’s the judgement of people who never read the stuff; the supercilious commentators, and the self-appointed arbiters […]

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On the twelfth day of Christmas…

This is it! The last day of Christmas . . . twelfth night, by which we’re all back at work, and the Christmas decorations are coming down. It’s a tough day . . . so let’s recapture a little bit of our Christmas cheer with a recap of the past twelve days! On the first […]

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On the eleventh day of Christmas…

Yesterday we looked at three great debuts and three familiar faces with new projects in the genre – today we’re celebrating six fantastic genre novels which are all part of brilliant series (if you’ve missed them: where have you been?!) coming to a bookshelf near you!* Trinity Moon, by Elspeth Cooper. This brilliant series kicked […]

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On the tenth day of Christmas…

It’s the first day back at work in Gollancz towers today, so let’s celebrate with a quick peek into the future at the three amazing debut authors coming up this year – and three new projects from familiar faces, to delight you*. Gollancz is thrilled to welcome Michael J. Ward to the list, with the […]

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On the sixth day of Christmas…

The 30th of December. It’s somehow not quite Christmas any more, it’s not quite the New Year either, so it seems a marvellous day to look back at the year 2011 . . . and it’s been quite a year for Gollancz! So here are six of our highlights from the past twelve months . […]

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On the fifth day of Christmas…

. . it’s a great day to review the year that was 2011 – in covers! So, five of the best (in my opinion, anyway): First up has to be the amazing new cover look for Charlaine Harris and the Sookie Stackhouse novels. It’s so bright, especially on gloomy winter days, that it can’t help […]

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On the fourth day of Christmas…

I got an e-reader for Christmas and on it, I put . . . O wonder of wonders! An e-reader for Christmas – for indeed, the ebook revolution is upon us! But once you have the device, whatever to load on to it? Which title, from the many, many novels available, should be the first […]

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On the first day of Christmas . . .

Merry Christmas from Gollancz! It’s Christmas day, so eat, drink and be merry. And what a day for SF its is. Once the presents are opened, the food is eaten and the Queen has spoken, the Gods of TV Scheduling have been kind. For Channel 4 are showing Big, the absolute Tom Hanks classic about […]

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Sci-fi as a way of life

One of the guests of honour at FantasyCon in Brighton back in Oct 2011 was the ever youthful scifi author Brian Aldiss. During a panel debate, he was asked why he thought the ‘golden age’ of scifi had come to something of an end and why, arguably, genres like fantasy had overtaken scifi. With a […]

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Perfect presents . . .

With nine shopping days left until Christmas the pressure to find something wonderful for family and friends is on! I have already made my wishes perfectly clear to Santa (one Sith dressing gown, thankyouverymuch), but just in case you’re trying to puzzle out the prefect present for someone who hasn’t been quite so precise, here […]

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The Death of Fantasy

AJ Dalton is the author of Empire of the Saviours, the first book in a new fantasy trilogy, coming from Gollancz in May 2012. An interesting question was asked from the audience at this year’s FantasyCon in Brighton: ‘Why is there less magic appearing in the fantasy that’s currently being published?’ The illustrious panel of […]

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Brandon Sanderson discusses the back-story behind The Alloy of Law

Curious about the back-story behind The Alloy of Law? We caught up with Brandon Sanderson who told us the story behind the story.

Don’t forget there’s still time to enter to win the Ultimate Mistborn Bundle! Visit our website for details.

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