Which Ben Aaronovitch character are you?
Are you a little bit of Lesley or a lot of Peter Grant? Find out in our personality quiz! To celebrate the publication of The Hanging Tree we’ve devised this handy personality quiz. But, wait, there’s more! As well as being able to identify yourself with an iconic character from the Peter Grant series, and […]
Winner of the Discworld Colouring book competition!
To celebrate the publication of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Colouring Book we ran a competition and asked you to channel your inner artist and get out your octarine pencils. We asked you to colour in a page and submit it to us for your chance to win an image from the book hand coloured by the great Paul Kidby himself as […]
Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Colouring Book Competition!
Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Colouring Book, published today, is a joyous celebration of everyone’s favourite flat earth. Full of black-and-white line drawings adapted by Terry Pratchett’s artist of choice, Paul Kidby, from his own fan-favourite paintings, this volume is perfect for those wanting to add their own shade of Octarine to the Discworld’s much-loved characters. To […]
Cover Reveal: LUNA Wolf Moon
We’re delighted to reveal the cover for LUNA: WOLF MOON, the second book in Ian McDonald’s BSFA award-nominated series, soon to be a major CBS TV show. Designed by Blacksheep, this is another evocative image for a series that has received rave reviews. The moon is waiting… Corta Helio, one of the five family corporations […]
WIN A Very Special Robot Overlords Prize!
As part of Gollancz’s wonderful advent calendar giveaway for Christmas 2015, I am delighted to be able to offer a very special prize of a Robot Overlords quad poster signed by myself, director Jon Wright, and some of our lovely cast including Craig Garner (Mediator 452), James Tarpey (Nathan), Ella Hunt (Alex) and Gillian bleedin’ […]
Read the first five chapters of The Medusa Chronicles!
We have a Christmas treat to for you. We are delighted to be able to share with you the first five chapters of The Medusa Chronicles, the brand new novel by Stephen Baxter and Alastair Reynolds. Inspired by Sir Arthur C. Clarke’s short story A Meeting with Medusa, this novel, with permission from the Clarke […]
The Gollancz Advent Calendar Giveaway!
We’re counting down to Christmas in style with the return of The Gollancz Advent Calendar. Join us every day as we reveal a new title in our giant Christmas giveaway. To enter our giveaway follow the directions below. 1st December: Shadows of Self by Brandon Sanderson More than 300 years after the events of […]
Cover Reveal: The Beauty of Destruction
We’re delighted to unveil the cover to the final part of Gavin Smith’s epoch-crossing, universe-burning, brain-melting epic SF trilogy. Following on from the events of THE AGE OF SCORPIO and A QUANTUM MYTHOLOGY, we now present: THE BEAUTY OF DESTRUCTION. And here’s an early draft of the back cover text, because, well, you’ll […]
A Tourist’s Guide to the Best (and Worst) Cities in Science-Fiction and Fantasy
We are delighted to welcome Jen Williams back to the Gollancz Blog to share a very special guest post with you. Looking for the perfect SFF location to while away the last weekend in February? Jen Williams has provided a handy guide for the best (and worst) places to stay while on an SFF vacation. […]
Friday Reads: The Death House (and a competition!)
If you follow us on social media then you might have started to see a lot of tweets to @Gollancz about one of the most exciting books of 2015, The Death House by Sarah Pinborough. The Death House is one of those books that we just can’t stop talking about in house and now we […]
Does anyone really believe what happened at Reichenbach Falls?
Today is the publication day for Moriarty from our sister imprint, Orion. We were lucky enough to snag an exclusive signed limited edition proof for a giveaway here on the blog. Think you know the story of Moriarty? Think again. We welcome Graeme to the blog to tell us more about this incredible new novel […]
Team Gollancz Friday Reads
Check out Team Gollancz’s stack of Friday Reads for this week… Blood Music by Greg Bear The House of War and Witness by Mike Carey, Linda Carey and Louise Carey Beauty by Sarah Pinborough The Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness Stones of Aran: Pilgrimage by Tim Robinson Terra’s World by Mitch Benn How to […]
Androids Will Dream of Electric Sheep . . .
. . . real soon now! As alluded to on Wednesday on the SF Gateway blog, we have news of an androidal nature. And it is this: BBC Radio 4 will be airing a new adaptation of Philip K. Dick‘s seminal Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? in just a couple of weeks. As part […]
Why you should all be reading Outlander
Calling all Outlander fans, we’ve got a special guest post from our sister imprint, Orion. If you’re a fan of the series you know that the next installment Written in my own Heart’s Blood is due out on the 10th June. Not sure what Outlander is about? We’ve got a blog post from non-fiction editor, […]
Paul McAuley: Chapter One of The Confluence Trilogy
Last week, Paul wrote us a brilliant guest blog piece to celebrate the publication of The Confluence Trilogy. The omnibus of the classic trilogy is available now, and you can start reading now. There’s a little more about the trilogy below, and don’t forget to enter the competition below to win some signed copies by midnight […]