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Paul McAuley

Happy Publication Day 19th October!

It’s publication day! And we’ve got something for everyone: fast-paced, action-packed military SF, a lyrical modern fairy tale, a scarily prescient take on climate change, the epic conclusion to a long-running fantasy series and a new addition to the seminal SF Masterworks collection. The Bastard Legion: Friendly Fire by Gavin Smith A ‘Dirty Dozen’ or […]

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Unknowability A Guest Post By Paul McAuley

We are thrilled to welcome Paul McAuley back to the Gollancz Blog. In this guest post Paul McAuley answers one of the most important questions of our time: why do we write about aliens? Read on and find out . . . What do we write about when we write about aliens? Of course, we […]

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Praise for Paul McAuley’s Something Coming Through

In case you missed it, earlier this year we published the amazing Something Coming Through by Paul McAuley. We said it’s amazing . . . and we were far from the only ones! Take a look at the amazing quotes below and let them tempt you to give Something Coming Through a try. ‘Something Coming […]

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Paul McAuley discusses Something Coming Through

We are delighted to welcome the brilliant Paul McAuley  to the Gollancz Blog with a special guest post about Something Coming Through. The first glimmer came in a short story, ‘Dust’, written for an anthology celebrating the classic science-fiction film Forbidden Planet. Like the film, my story was about the powers and perils of ancient […]

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Start reading Paul McAuley’s stunning Something Coming Through

We’re thrilled to have released the latest novel from Paul McAuley, Something Coming Through in mmp this year. Paul McAuley has been with Gollancz for many years now, and has consistently produced some of the most exciting, awe-inspiring and frankly brilliant SF. Something Coming Through is all of those things, but also marks a bit […]

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Into Everywhere Cover Reveal

We’re thrilled to reveal the cover for Into Everywhere, Paul McAuley’s standalone SF thriller set in the universe of his best selling Something Coming Through. Featuring the return of the mysterious alien Jackaroo – who claim they’re only here to help humanity, and might not be lying – Into Everywhere is a space-spanning investigation into […]

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Happy Publication Day: 19 February 2015

We’d like to wish a very happy Publication Day to all of our books out in bookshops and online today. This weeks new titles feature the arrival of the aliens and a journey to the epic world of Windhaven. Fantasy and SF fans, that’s two fantastic reasons to visit your bookshop, library or feed your […]

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On Something Coming Through A Guest Post From Paul McAuley

We are delighted to welcome the brilliant Paul McAuley back to the Gollancz Blog with a special guest post on his brand new book Something Coming Through. The first glimmer came in a short story, ‘Dust’, written for an anthology celebrating the classic science-fiction film Forbidden Planet. Like the film, my story was about the […]

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The aliens are here: Introducing Something Coming Through

In February we’re thrilled to be publishing the latest novel from Paul McAuley, Something Coming Through. Paul has been with Gollancz for many years now, and has consistently produced some of the most exciting, awe-inspiring and frankly brilliant SF. His new book is all of those things, but also marks a bit of a new […]

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Congratulations to our John W. Campbell Memorial Award shortlisted authors

Everyone here at Gollancz is thrilled by the announcement of the shortlist for the John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel of 2013, which you can find here.   The Gollancz nominees are as follows: Stephen Baxter – Proxima Phillip Mann – The Disestablishment of Paradise Paul McAuley – Evening’s Empires Christopher […]

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Gollancz at Eastercon – Satellite 4 is go!

It’s the Easter weekend, which means all right-minded people are off work and spending time trapped in ridiculous travel delays. Not Gollancz, though – no, we’re in Glasgow for Eastercon, the annual four-day celebration of all things SF (and beer!). Don’t forget to vote for the BSFA awards if you’re here! Attending from Gollancz are […]

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Gollancz: the Arthur C. Clarke Award-winners

A few weeks ago, we highlighted our success over the lifetime of the BSFA Awards, with Gollancz and SF Gateway combined having a staggering 33 of the 43 winners to date. We’re hoping that will go up to 34 out of 44, when this year’s award is announced 65th Eastercon in Glasgow, the weekend after […]

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Paul McAuley: Chapter One of The Confluence Trilogy

Last week, Paul wrote us a brilliant guest blog piece to celebrate the publication of The Confluence Trilogy. The omnibus of the classic trilogy is available now, and you can start reading now. There’s a little more about the trilogy below, and don’t forget to enter the competition below to win some signed copies by midnight […]

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Figures in a Landscape a guest post by Paul McAuley

Gollancz is delighted to bring you a brilliant guest post from Paul McAuley to celebrate the publication of The Confluence Trilogy.  Here’s a good lesson in writing from Graham Greene’s A Sort of Life: Excitement is simple: excitement is a situation, a single event. It mustn’t be wrapped up in thoughts, similes, metaphors. A simile […]

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A Q&A with Paul McAuley

Last month saw the publication of the excellent Evening’s Empires, the latest novel from Paul McAuley. If you missed our first chapter extract you can catch up here, and below we have a question and answer session with the man himself. You started out writing your novels on a typewriter; now you use a computer and […]

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