Tagged: science fiction

Diversity in science fiction needs action now

Tom Hunter, director of the Arthur C. Clarke Award, explores how science and speculative fiction publishing is dealing with the growing demand for diverse work.... Read more

Orion partners with Firsty Group on SF Gateway app

Orion and digital services company Firsty Group have teamed up to deliver the e-book and audio titles of SF Gateway, the sister imprint of Gollancz,... Read more

Penguin Classics boldly goes into science fiction

Penguin Classics is to launch a new series of world science fiction "to challenge stereotypes about the genre". Read more

Titan snaps up video essayist Lindsay Ellis' début novel

Titan Books has bought a début novel from popular writer and video essayist Lindsay Ellis. Read more

Gollancz scoops Abercrombie's trilogy in 'significant' deal

Gollancz has acquired "an exceptional" new trilogy from award-winning author Joe Abercrombie with the first in the series, A Little Hatred, publishing in September 2019.... Read more

Solaris buys debut SF trilogy for 'significant sum'

Solaris Books has acquired a debut science fiction trilogy from Yoon Ha Lee, titled The Machineries Of Empire. Editor-in-chief Jonathan Oliver bought World English rights... Read more

Gollancz acquires 'explosive' SF thriller by Sullivan

Gollancz has acquired an “explosive literary” science fiction thriller and its follow-up by Arthur C Clarke award winner Tricia Sullivan [pictured]. Associate publisher Simon Spanton... 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

Everybody Gets AI Wrong

I love science fiction. I’ve loved it all my life. At age five I cried unconsolably when the Viking lander reached Mars and didn’t find... Read more

Station Eleven wins Arthur C Clarke

Emily St John Mandel’s Station Eleven (Picador) has won the Arthur C Clarke Award. The prize for science fiction literature this year stood at £2,015.... Read more

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