Debut novel acquired by Bookouture

I'm absolutely thrilled to announce that my debut novel, The Diary, has been acquired by Bookouture! The Diary is a tense and gripping thriller about the insular effects of strong teenage friendships and their ability to hide our most devastating lies. Lauren returns to her home town for the ten-year anniversary of her sister Hannah’s death [...]

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The Summer That Melted Everything is up for the Ohioana Literary Award

Author Tiffany McDaniel has just announced that her debut novel, The Summer That Melted Everything, is up for the Ohioana Literary Award! From Tiffany: "I have some exciting news. The Summer that Melted Everything is a finalist for the Ohioana Literary Award. It is an award celebrated in my home state of Ohio, and they are [...]

Women’s Equality Party hails results of its first general election

The Women's Equality Party (WE) this morning hailed the results of its first ever Westminster elections as a stunning vindication of its founding principles of collaborative politics, progressive values and the need to fundamentally reimagine the democratic process. “When we started the party, we said ‘voters don’t want politics as usual’,” said party co-founder and [...]

Theresa May calls snap general election for June 8th 2017

This morning, Prime Minister Theresa May stood outside of 10 Downing Street and announced that a general election will be held on 8th June 2017. This comes in the wake of Article 50 being triggered, and after she had assured everyone that she categorically would not call for a snap general election. "The country is [...]

A new adventure in Ben Aaronovitch’s bestselling PC Grant series, for September 2017

Gollancz is delighted to announce the acquisition of THE FURTHEST STATION, a brand new novella in the bestselling PC Grant series by Ben Aaronovitch, for publication in September 2017. Publishing Director Gillian Redfearn acquired world rights (excluding the USA, France and Germany, which are represented by agent) from John Berlyne of the Zeno Literary Agency. [...]

The Pale Dreamer: A Bone Season Novella by Samantha Shannon

A BONE SEASON NOVELLA THE PALE DREAMER SAMANTHA SHANNON 6 December 2016 | Bloomsbury | EBook | £1.99 A dreamer is born – the exhilarating prequel to the ground-breaking, extraordinary Bone Season series PRAISE FOR THE BONE SEASON SERIES ‘Truly extraordinary and thrilling’ Andy Serkis ‘Gripping, edge-of-the-seat plotting’ Daily Mail ‘A riveting page-turner’ Mail on [...]

Gollancz: In ‘one of the largest literary deals of the year’, DMG acquires rights to Brandon Sanderson’s Cosmere Universe

DMG Entertainment has acquired film and licensing rights to The Cosmere, Brandon Sanderson’s acclaimed series of interconnected fantasy novels including The Mistborn Series, The StormlightAchieve and standalone novels such asWarbreaker and Elantris. The news broke last night, exclusively announced on Variety US. ‘The entertainment and media company [DMG] has committed to spending $270 million, which [...]