Gollancz is a British publishing company that specializes in science fiction, fantasy, and horror fiction. The company was founded in 1927 by Victor Gollancz and has since become one of the most respected and well-known publishers of genre fiction in the United Kingdom. The company publishes a wide range of books, including fiction, non-fiction, and reference works, and operates several imprints, including the SF Masterworks series.
Gollancz's authors include many of the world's most renowned and best-selling writers in the science fiction, fantasy, and horror genres, such as J.R.R. Tolkien, H.P. Lovecraft, and many more. The company has a strong presence in the genre fiction market, with a particular focus on science fiction, fantasy and horror. The company also has a robust children's and YA publishing division, with a reputation for publishing quality and diverse books for young readers.
Gollancz's mission is to publish books of the highest literary and commercial quality, and to promote the best in science fiction, fantasy and horror fiction. The company is committed to publishing a diverse range of voices and stories, reflecting the world's complexity and richness. It is also focused on innovation and adapting to the changing landscape of the publishing industry, by embracing digital technologies and new formats, and reaching readers through various channels.
In addition to its traditional publishing operations, Gollancz also provides services such as distribution, warehousing, and printing. It has a strong online presence and has embraced digital technologies, making its books available in various digital formats including e-books, audiobooks and interactive products.