The Rithmatist Cover Reveal
Gollancz is delighted to be able to share with you the stunning cover for Brandon Sanderson’s new book The Rithmatist, published by our sister imprint Orion Children’s Books. The cover was designed by the brilliant Jamie Tanner. About The Rithmatist: Someone is killing the powerful Rithmatist magicians and Joel may be the only one who […]Read More
Title Reveal: Words of Radiance
Gollancz is excited to announce the title for Brandon Sanderson’s forthcoming follow-up to The Way of Kings, the first book in The Stormlight Archive. Words of Radiance is book two in The Stormlight Archive and is scheduled for release November 2013. Having met the challenge of a posthumous collaboration with the great Robert Jordan to […]Read More
Gollancz acquires new Brandon Sanderson series – STEELHEART is coming!
Gollancz, the SFF imprint of Orion Publishing, has acquired the first YA series from the #1 New York Times bestselling author Brandon Sanderson, it was announced today by Simon Spanton, Deputy Publishing Director. UK & Commonwealth rights were bought from John Richard Parker of the Zeno Literary Agency. Gollancz will publish the first novel, STEELHEART, […]Read More
The Gemmell Awards 2012
Today we’re thrilled to have another guest blogger on the blog. Following the delightful Pornokitsch joining us to talk about the ethos behind their award, today we have Stan Nicholls, Chairman of the David Gemmell Legend Awards, with a little bit about how the award came about, and what it’s designed to do. And watch […]Read More
Brandon Sanderson plans 36-volume fantasy series
Adam Whitehead runs a blog called The Wertzone; justly famous for its fantastically in-depth analysis of various long running genre franchises, whether they be George R.R. Martin or Peter F. Hamilton, on television, in the cinema or on your computer in game form. Who better then than Adam to write about an underlying structure in […]Read More
Brilliant books; brilliant readers; brilliant audiobooks!
Audio publishing is, without doubt, the most fun you can have in the book world without a free bar – I mean, where else can you sit and listen to a former member of the Rocky Horror band give voice to a squirrel that sounds like it’s been taking coke (or at least overdosing on […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 . […]Read More
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 […]Read More
Orion/Gollancz Charity Auction for the Samaritans
This year the Orion Publishing Group – of which Gollancz is a part – has chosen the Samaritans as our Charity of the Year. Most people in the UK will know of their work, but for those that don’t (or are overseas), this is how they describe themselves: Samaritans is a confidential emotional support service […]Read More
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.Read More
Brandon Sanderson Discusses the inspiration behind The Alloy of Law
Want to know the inspiration behind The Alloy of Law? Curious about the latest Mistborn book? We thought so. We recently asked Brandon Sanderson to tell us a little bit about the inspiration behind The Alloy of Law.
Don’t forget there’s still time to enter to win the Ultimate Mistborn Bundle! Visit our website for details.Read More