Back from Eastercon with big news!

We would like to congratulate Aliette de Bodard on her double win at the British Science Fiction Awards. Aliette won for best novel: The House of Shattered Wings and best short fiction: ‘Three Cups of Grief, by Starlight’. This is the first time a single author has won both best novel and best short fiction in the same year. Please join us in congratulating Aliette de Bodard. We’d also like to congratulate Adam Roberts for winning the best non-fiction award for Rave and Let Die! Each year there are three author Guests of Honour in attendance. For the first time…

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Congratulations to Aliette de Bodard, Ian McDonald and Justina Robson!

We’d like to congratulate Aliette de Bodard, Ian McDonald and Justina Robson on their shortlisting for the BSFA Best Novel Award.   Luna by Ian McDonald ‘All the pleasures of a cut-throat soap opera in space’ The Guardian The moon is home to five powerful houses; huge corporations, vying to take control of the moon’s vast resources at whatever cost – and in space, there are a thousand ways to die. Perfect for fans of Stephen Baxter, Peter F. Hamilton and Ken MacLeod. Luna is available in trade paperback and eBook. You can read the opening chapters here.   Glorious…

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Congratulations to our BSFA shortlisted titles!

We’re thrilled to see the superb Wolves by Simon Ings feature twice on the BSFA Award shortlist. Once for best novel (congratulations Simon!) and once for Best Cover (congratulations to Jeffrey Alan Love for his frankly inspired artwork and to Nick May for his elegant design). And with Bete shortlisted for Best Cover as well it’s time to congratulate Blacksheep again for only the latest in their excellent run of Adam Roberts covers. You can see a the full awards shortlist here. Congratulations and good luck to everyone shortlisted!

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Awards Announcements

Gollancz are delighted to share the news of a few award nominations and wins that have come in recently. First of all, Jack Glass by the incomparable Adam Roberts was announced as the winner of the John W. Campbell memorial award, one of the four major US awards for SF. This follows up the BSFA award that Jack Glass won earlier this year, and makes it the third year in a row that a Gollancz book has won both the BSFA and John W. Campbell awards (with The Dervish House and The Islanders). Many congratulations to Adam. We’re also delighted…

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