Tagged: fantasy

Faber signs fantasy 'middle-grade debut of the year' from FAB winner McCurdy

Faber has acquired The Umbra Tales, a "magical, bold" new middle-grade fantasy series from debut writer and FAB Prize-winner Janelle McCurdy. Read more

Bloom Books signs St Clair and launches new dark fantasy series

Bloom Books, an imprint of independent press Sourcebooks, is to publish King of Battle and Blood by fantasy author Scarlett St Clair, as the author moves... Read more

Alex Pheby | 'I like to try things. I like to see how they work and see whether I can do them'

Republic of Consciousness winner Alex Pheby pivots from literary fiction to fantasy with his latest, the first novel set in the city of Mordew... Read more

Sarah J Maas to visit UK in 2020

Sarah J Maas is making a rare visit to the UK in March to promote her début adult fantasy novel, House of Earth and Blood (Bloomsbury).... Read more

HarperVoyager snaps up fantasy debut from Barron

HarperVoyager will publish a debut trilogy set in a West Africa-inspired fantasy kingdom, by Rena Barron. Read more

Illustrator hits back after Goodkind calls cover 'laughably bad'

An illustrator has hit back at bestselling fantasy author Terry Goodkind after the writer suggested the cover art for his book was “laughably bad”.... Read more

George R R Martin urges fans to vote on Hugo Awards

George RR Martin has urged “every true fan” of science fiction and fantasy to vote for this year’s Hugo Awards to “help protect the integrity... Read more

Pan Mac acquires Gwynne trilogy in six-figure deal

Pan Macmillan has acquired a new epic fantasy series in a six-figure deal. Senior commissioning editor Bella Pagan bought world rights to John Gwynne’s standalone... Read more

Orbit buys Snakewood debut fantasy

Orbit has acquired a debut epic fantasy which tells the story of a band of mercenaries hunted by an unknown killer. Commissioning editor Jenni Hill... Read more

Authors withdraw from Hugo Awards

Two authors and a fanzine have withdrawn their work from the Hugo science fiction awards, claiming alleged right-wing activists are skewing the voting process. The... Read more

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