Happy Publication Day: 27th June 2019!
The sun has arrived! It may have taken the entire of June, but perhaps it was waiting for a bumper release of titles for you to enjoy at the park, in your garden or on a cafe terrace. It’s a fantasy-filled affair, with the next in an entertaining fantasy adventure, the conclusion to an epic […]
Happy Publication Day: 25th October 2018!
Two fantastic books are released into the wild today: one from a legend of the genre and another from simply one of the best science fiction writers around. Read on for details! Thin Air – Richard Morgan An atmospheric tale of corruption and abduction set on Mars, from the author of the award-winning science fiction […]
Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin
It’s not long now until Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin, directed by Arwen Curry, hits our screens, and for those of you who just can’t wait, here’s a trailer for you to check out: Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin is a feature documentary exploring the remarkable life and legacy of the late […]
The Books of Earthsea, Ursula K. Le Guin
Gollancz to publish Ursula Le Guin’s Books of Earthsea, illustrated by Charles Vess Leading genre publisher Gollancz is delighted to announce the publication of The Books of Earthsea: The Complete Illustrated Edition by Ursula K. Le Guin and illustrated by Charles Vess. Gollancz Assistant Editor, Craig Leyenaar, acquired the rights to The Books of Earthsea from Susan […]
Happy Publication Day: 20th September 2018!
Hi everyone, We have an absolute bonanza today. So many books! There’s definitely something for everyone today, read on below for tasters galore . . . Vampires Like it Hot – Lynsay Sands New York Times bestselling author Lynsay Sands brings the heat in this new Argeneau novel, as one woman is rescued by an irresistible […]
Remembering Ursula Le Guin
News of the death, at 88, of Ursula Le Guin, has been extensively reported in the media today. She had been in poor health for a while. Ursula joined the Gollancz list in 1971, and has been with us ever since, making her our longest serving author by some distance, and we are proud to […]
Ursula K. Le Guin discusses the literary heroine who inspired her
We are absolutely thrilled to welcome the incredible Ursula K Le Guin back to the Gollancz Blog to celebrate International Women’s Day as part of our Wonder Women series. We’ve teamed up with our sister websites One Book Lane and W&N to celebrate our literary heroines for #WonderWomen16! Join us on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram […]
Author of the Week: Ursula K. Le Guin!
Readers of the Gollancz blog should need no introduction to Ursula K. Le Guin. Nor should they need us to tell them how important she is to modern literature – both within genre and without. They certainly shouldn’t need us to tell them that, over a long and distinguished career, she has won a staggering […]
Ursula K. Le Guin – Answers your questions for Gollancz Festival 2015
Ursula K. Le Guin is one of the finest writers of our time. Her books have attracted millions of devoted readers and won many awards, including the National Book Award, the Hugo and Nebula Awards and a Newbery Honor. Among her novels, The Left Hand of Darkness, The Dispossessed and the six books of Earthsea […]
Team Gollancz Friday Reads
Check out what Team Gollancz are reading this week (in this very cosy reading nook).. Lucy – The Final Empire (Mistborn Book One) by Brandon Sanderson Amy – The Wise Man’s Fear by Patrick Rothfuss Marcus – The Word for World is Forest by Ursula K. Le Guin Charlie – H is for Hawk by […]
Team Gollancz Friday Reads
Check out what Team Gollancz are reading this wet and rainy weekend.. Amy – The House of Shattered Wings by Aliette de Bodard Charlie – How to be both by Ali Smith Emily – Something Rich and Strange (Brian Froud’s Faerieland’s Series) by Patricia A. McKillip Darren – The Word for World is Forest by […]
Gollancz reveals extensive new publishing plans for Ursula K. Le Guin
We are thrilled to announce a far-reaching new publishing project for Ursula K. Le Guin. We have acquired UK and Commonwealth Rights to five significant novels, two short story collections, a volume of selected non-fiction, as well as eBook rights to twelve widely-acclaimed novels including A Wizard of Earthsea and The Dispossessed amongst others. Our […]
Happy Publication Day: 26th March 2015
We’d like to wish a very happy Publication Day to all of our books out in bookshops and online today. This week’s new titles feature ground breaking SF and Ursula K. Le Guin’s HUGO AWARD-winning tale of colonisation and oppression. SF and Fantasy fans, we’ve got two unmissible new books to pick up or download from […]
Ursula K. Le Guin Accepts the National Book Foundation's Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters
Readers of this blog should need no introduction to Ursula K. Le Guin. Nor should they need us to tell them how important she is to modern literature – both within genre and without. They certainly shouldn’t need us to tell them that she has won a staggering five Hugos, six Nebulas, two World Fantasy […]