Science Fiction Science: A Report From the Front Lines of SETI
We are thrilled to welcome Alex Lamb back to the Gollancz blog for a very special guest post. Alex is the author of the Robotoeer trilgoy (Roboteer, Nemesis, Exodus). Today, Alex takes us behind the scenes of the SETI project and talks about the real life science that influences his fiction. We science fiction writers […]Read More
Happy Publication Day 18th May 2017!
It’s a very special publication day for us as we get to bring you a never-before-seen novel from the legendary David Gemmell! Not only that, we’ve got two excellent science fiction novels from Justina Robson and Alex Lamb out in trade along with two fantastic paperbacks from Alastair Reynolds and James Barclay. Rhyming Rings […]Read More
Happy Publication Day 9th March 2017!
We’ve got a little bit of everything for you this week. It’s paperback time, which means affordable and portable reading is at your fingertips! Even more so if you include our audio release! We’ve got multi-award-nominated short fiction, mind-expanding science fiction, and more of the fantasy series that inspired the mega hit game The Witcher! […]Read More
Cover Reveal: Exodus
We’re delighted to reveal the cover to EXODUS by Alex Lamb. The cover was illustrated by the hugely talented Sebastien Hue. EXODUS is the follow up to ROBOTEER and NEMESIS, this is the final stand-alone volume in Alex’s universe spanning series. The Photurians – a hivemind of sentient AIs and machines – were awakened by […]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
The Five Things That Make World-Class Science Fiction a Guest Post by Alex Lamb
We are delighted to welcome Alex Lamb back to the Gollancz Blog. Alex’s latest book, Nemesis, the sequel to the hard-hitting and action-packed Roboteer, is out now in bookshops.We asked Alex to tell us the five things that make world-class Science Fiction. Here’s what he had to say . . . I’ve spent my life […]Read More
On Writing Nemesis a Guest Post by Alex Lamb
We are delighted to welcome Alex Lamb back to the Gollancz Blog. Alex’s latest book, Nemesis, the sequel to the hard-hitting and action-packed Roboteer, is out now in bookshops. To celebrate the publication of Nemesis we asked Alex to tell us about the process of writing the book and following up the epic Roboteer. How […]Read More
Happy Publication Day 21st April 2016!
On this Thursday, 21 April, let it be known that two absolutely corking sequels have been released into the science fiction wilds. Go forth and hunt them down! The first is by the modern master of SF, Paul McAuley, who takes you Into Everywhere with the Jackaroo. Are they really here to help us? Then […]Read More
Happy Publication Day 11th February 2016!
Looking for a new book to beat the winter blues? We’ve got four out of this world SF adventures out in bookshops and online today, that will take you far away from the dark winter days and keep you reading late into the night. Glorious Angels by Justina Robson-Shortlisted for the BSFA Best Novel Award […]Read More
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 […]Read More
Happy Publication Day 16 July 2015
We’d like to wish a very happy Publication Day to all of our books out in bookshops and online today. This week we have two exciting trade titles and eBooks perfect for fans of action, adventure and hard SF. Wishlists at the ready, start plotting your visit to your local bookshop, library or favourite eTailer […]Read More