Graham Joyce 1954-2014. Readers are not strangers.
I was so lucky to be able to count Graham as a friend and utterly proud to have been able to be his publisher. I’m devastated to have lost a friend, devastated that I’ve now edited his last novel. As a novelist he bore the characteristics that made him such a lovely man: a warm, […]Read More
Congratulations to our World Fantasy Awards shortlisted authors and artists
Everyone here at Gollancz is thrilled by the announcement of the World Fantasy Awards shortlist, which you can find here. The Gollancz nominees are as follows: Some Kind of Fairy Tale (Graham Joyce) – Best Novel The Emperor’s Soul (Brandon Sanderson) – Best Novella The Skull (part of The Dragon Griaule, published by Gollancz in […]Read More
Friday Reads: The Year of the Ladybird
A bit of a cheat today, a bit of a tease… Because I can’t really say too much about this book. It’s only just been delivered. I’m only a third of the way through. We don’t publish till next June. But I’m loving this book. And it’s Friday. So… The summer of 1976 was my […]Read More
A Modern Day Fairy Tale, by Graham Joyce
Some Kind Of Fairy Tale has been optioned by a Hollywood studio so we asked Graham what it was like to sell to the film industry. This is what he told us. Once upon a timely time a fine young fellow sat upon a large toadstool and wrote himself a story, he did. And no […]Read More
Some Kind of Fairy Tale, by Graham Joyce – The First Two Chapters
I’ve gone on record before to say that I consider it one of my greatest personal professional failings that we don’t sell more of Graham Joyce’s wonderful novels. Now with his new book, the superb Some Kind of Fairy Tale, released today, that nagging dissatisfaction between what has been achieved to bring Graham’s writing to […]Read More
Friday Reads: Some Kind of Fairy Tale
Happy Friday Gollancz Blog readers and welcome back to our weekly #FridayReads wherein a member of Team Gollancz shares with you a book we can’t stop talking about. Whether its an upcoming new release, an old favorite or a hot genre title this is the place for to find your perfect weekend reading selection. This week […]Read More
Friday Reads: Bank Holiday Edition!
Happy Friday Gollancz Blog readers and welcome back to our weekly #FridayReads wherein a member of Team Gollancz shares with you a book we can’t stop talking about. Whether it’s an upcoming new release, an old favourite or a hot genre title this is the place for to find your perfect weekend reading selection. This […]Read More