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NEW EDITION OF THE ICE DRAGON

June 26, 2014 NEW EDITION OF THE ICE DRAGON

George RR Martin’s children’s book THE ICE DRAGON has been out of print in the US for sometime now.  That’s because Tor was preparing an entirely new edition, which is now officially slotted to be released on  OCTOBER 21st of … Read More

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ROGUES RELEASED

June 18, 2014

ROGUES is now available at your local book stores and online! If you enjoyed WARRIORS and DANGEROUS WOMEN, we think you’ll love ROGUES.  It includes some amazing writers and some incredible stories.  The table of contents: George R.R. Martin “Everybody … Read More

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WORLD BOOK SAMPLE AND NEWS

May 27, 2014 WORLD BOOK SAMPLE AND NEWS

Bantam has changed the cover for our forthcoming concordance, THE WORLD OF ICE & FIRE, several times. Here is the final cover. Due to come out This Fall Click here to read a sample chapter from A WORLD OF ICE … Read More

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ROGUES ANTHOLOGY

May 20, 2014 ROGUES ANTHOLOGY

Bantam Spectra have just announce a new release date for the anthology ROGUES. . . to June 17 2014 George R.R. Martin “Everybody Loves a Rogue” (Introduction) Joe Abercrombie “Tough Times All Over” Gillian Flynn “What Do You Do?” Matthew … Read More

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Wild Cards Excerpt

January 7, 2014 Wild Cards Excerpt

from Those About to Die… by David Anthony Durham   The door swung open and the guard prodded him forward and he slid out on to smooth floor of a small arena. He blinked under the bright lights, barely able … Read More

DANGEROUS WOMEN ANTHOLOGY RELEASED

December 11, 2013 DANGEROUS WOMEN ANTHOLOGY RELEASED

DANGEROUS WOMEN was released on December 3 in hardcover and ebook, and should be available from your favorite local bookstore or online retailer.  Featuring all original stories about women warriors, femmes fatale, and kickass adventurers.     Click Here to … Read More

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DANCE WITH DRAGONS IN PAPERBACK RELEASED

October 30, 2013 DANCE WITH DRAGONS IN PAPERBACK RELEASED

The long-awaited mass-market paperback of A DANCE WITH DRAGONS has finally hit the bookstores on October 29, 2013   The paperback of DANCE does include a sample chapter from THE WINDS OF WINTER.  It includes the first Ser Barristan chapter … Read More

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OLD MARS RELEASED

October 14, 2013 OLD MARS RELEASED

This new anthology of fifteen all-original science fiction stories, edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois, celebrates the Golden Age of Science Fiction, an era filled with tales of interplanetary colonization and derring-do. Before the advent of powerful … Read More

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OLD VENUS DELIVERED

July 29, 2013 OLD VENUS DELIVERED

The last revision on OLD VENUS has been completed, and will be delivered later today July 29th 2013.  The latest original anthology done by Gardner Dozois and George RR Martin, OLD VENUS is comprised of sixteen stories all set on … Read More

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ROGUES Anthology Delivered to Bantam

May 13, 2013

Gardner Dozois and George RR Martin have delivered the completed manuscript for the latest big cross-genre anthologies, ROGUES, to their editor at Bantam Spectra. The lineup of contributors, and their terrific stories are listed below. The table of contents: George … Read More

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WILD CARDS COMING TO BRAZIL

March 11, 2013 WILD CARDS COMING TO BRAZIL

George R.R. Martin has signed with publisher LeYa for Brazilian (Portugese) editions of all twenty-two WILD CARDS volumes! Leya has done an outstanding job producing GRRM’s fantasy books and we can’t wait to see every one of the twenty-two WILD … Read More

Wild Cards Freebie

January 28, 2013 Wild Cards Freebie

In 1987 George R.R. Martin parented another captivating universe in the multi-author shared-world of Wild Cards. Tor.com has made it possible for you to have a free taste of this strange and wonderful brew with the story “When We Were … Read More

Excerpt from the Winds of Winter

January 27, 2013 Excerpt from the Winds of Winter

MERCY  She woke with a gasp, not knowing who she was, or where. The smell of blood was heavy in her nostrils… or was that her nightmare, lingering? She had dreamed of wolves again, of running through some dark pine … Read More

Subterranean Press Special Editon of DYING OF THE LIGHT

October 30, 2012 Subterranean Press Special Editon of DYING OF THE LIGHT

Thirty-five years ago a young college journalism instructor had his first novel published. He already had six years of published science fiction short stories under his belt but this was his first novel – Dying of the Light. A melancholy, … Read More

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AWARD SEASON

August 19, 2012

George R.R. Martin is extremely honored to have been selected to receive The World Fantasy Lifetime Achievement Award to be given out this November at the World Fantasy Convention in Toronto Canada. George will be joining a very distinguished group … Read More

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DINING IN WESTEROS A FEAST OF ICE AND FIRE

August 14, 2012

You have read George R.R. Martin’s magnificent descriptions of sumptuous banquets in his saga A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE. You have watched his characters revel at these amazing feasts in HBO’s GAME OF THRONES. Now you can enjoy these … Read More

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WILD CARDS RETURNS

August 13, 2012 WILD CARDS RETURNS

Good news Wild Cards fans! LOWBALL, the twenty-second volume in the series and part two of the current triad that began with FORT FREAK, is nearing completion. Thanks to the talented writers and co-editors George R.R. Martin and Melinda Snodgrass, … Read More

ACES HIGH FOR XMAS

November 7, 2011 ACES HIGH FOR XMAS

Now available for pre-order via Amazon, B&N, or your favorite local bookstore is volume two in our long-running Wild Cards series, ACES HIGH, scheduled for publication on December 20. No new stories this time around, alas, but the new edition … Read More

A GAME OF THRONES PREMIERE ISSUE RELEASED

September 30, 2011 A GAME OF THRONES PREMIERE ISSUE RELEASED

The first issue of GAME OF THRONES, from Dynamite and Random House, is now on sale in your favorite local comic book shop, bookstore, or spinner rack. (Or at least it WAS on sale. GOT #1 went on sale last … Read More

“MYSTERY KNIGHT” CONTENDS FOR WFA

August 9, 2011

Dunk and Egg are contending in another tourney. The third of my Dunk & Egg novellas, “The Mystery Knight,” has been announced as a finalist for this year’s World Fantasy Award. Here’s the full list of this year’s nominees: BEST … Read More

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WARRIORS WINS

June 30, 2011 WARRIORS WINS

I’m delighted to announce that WARRIORS, the gigantic cross-genre anthology that I co-edited with my old friend Gardner Dozois, has won the Locus Award as the Best Anthology of 2010. The award is given by LOCUS magazine, the PUBLISHER’S WEEKLY … Read More

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FORT FREAK is here!

June 28, 2011 FORT FREAK is here!

The latest volume in the Wild Cards series was released on June 21. You can pick up a copy now from your favorite local bookstore, or order one from your favorite online retailer. After the wide- ranging global story- lines … Read More

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DRAGON TIME

March 3, 2011 DRAGON TIME

No. Sorry. Not done yet. I’m close, though. Watch this space. When the book is done, you will read it here. Meanwhile… there is news. Big news. The end is in sight, at long long last, and we’re close enough … Read More

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COMING IN OCTOBER…

February 23, 2011 COMING IN OCTOBER…

… is the latest crossgenre anthology from Gardner Dozois and yours truly. This one is called DOWN THESE STRANGE STREETS, and in its pages you’ll find another all star roster of writers, with a mixture of urban fantasy, science fiction, … Read More

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WILD CARDS 1 REISSUED

November 25, 2010 WILD CARDS 1 REISSUED

Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s… yes, actually, it IS a plane. Jetboy’s plane. And a whole bunch of blimps. Wild Cards is back. I’m talking volume one, originally published in 1987, the book … Read More

POCKET RELEASES SONGS OF LOVE & DEATH

November 24, 2010 POCKET RELEASES SONGS OF LOVE & DEATH

Just published: the hardcover of Songs of Love and Death, the latest crossgenre anthology I’ve edited with Gardner Dozois, featuring seventeen original never-before-published tales of star-crossed lovers, with a lineup that includes fantasy, paranormal romance, and SF, written by some … Read More

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DOWN THESE STRANGE STREETS DELIVERED

October 1, 2010

Gardner Dozois and I have delivered the completed manuscript of our original anthology Down These Strange Streets to our editors at Penguin/ Putnam/ Ace. DTSS is the latest of our crossgenre projects, featuring a blend of urban fantasy, science fiction … Read More

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IDW TO PUBLISH DOORWAYS COMIC

July 24, 2010 IDW TO PUBLISH DOORWAYS COMIC

I am thrilled (really) to reveal that this morning at the San Diego Comicon IDW Comics announced their plans to publish a miniseries and graphic novel of DOORWAYS, the television pilot that I created, wrote, and produced for ABC from … Read More

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FORT FREAK DELIVERED

June 16, 2010

FORT FREAK, volume twenty-one in the ongoing Wild Cards series, has been delivered to our editors at Tor Books. Six hundred and eight pages of Jokertown goodness. After the wide-ranging global storylines of the Committee triad, FORT FREAK returns to … Read More

SONGS OF LOVE & DEATH DELIVERED

January 14, 2010

Gardner Dozois and I have delivered SONGS OF LOVE AND DEATH: Tales of Star-Crossed Love to Pocket Books. This is another of our crossgenre anthologies, this time around featuring stories that blend fantasy, science fiction, and romance. The lineup includes … Read More

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SUICIDE KINGS SET FOR CHRISTMAS

December 2, 2009 SUICIDE KINGS SET FOR CHRISTMAS

The Tor hardcover edition of Suicide Kings will be published on December 22, just in time for Christmas. This latest installment in the Wild Cards saga—third and final volume in the “Committee” triad that began with Inside Straight and continued … Read More

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WARRIORS SCHEDULED FOR MARCH 2010

July 20, 2009 WARRIORS SCHEDULED FOR MARCH 2010

Tor Books has scheduled its hardcover release of WARRIORS, the huge crossgenre anthology that I co-edited with Gardner Dozois, for March 16, 2010. A gigantic “event” anthology in the tradition of such landmarks as Robert Silverberg’s LEGENDS and Harlan Ellison’s … Read More

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JACK VANCE TRIBUTE GOES TO PRESS

May 20, 2009 JACK VANCE TRIBUTE GOES TO PRESS

Subterranean Press has announced that they’ve sent the Jack Vance tribute anthology (co-edited by me and Gardner Dozois), SONGS OF THE DYING EARTH to the printers. This is the illustrated edition, with gorgeous interior artwork by Tom Kidd. The lettered … Read More

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FORT FREAK IS COMING

May 14, 2009

WILD CARDS is headed back to its roots. The early volumes in our long-running shared-world anthology series largely centered around Manhattan, especially the parts of the Bowery and Lower East Side that became known as Jokertown. More recent entries, however, … Read More

JETBOY FLIES AGAIN

May 12, 2009 JETBOY FLIES AGAIN

Look up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a blimp!! No, it’s FIVE blimps strung together!!! And here comes Jetboy… That was how the Wild Cards series began, way way back in 1987 before some of you were born. … Read More

WARRIORS DELIVERED

March 24, 2009

WARRIORS, the huge ambitious original anthology that I’ve been co-editing with my friend Gardner Dozois, has been completed and delivered to our editors at Tor books. This one is a monster, a gigantic “event” anthology in the tradition of such … Read More

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SUICIDE KINGS DELIVERED

February 17, 2009 SUICIDE KINGS DELIVERED

Suicide Kings, the third and concluding book in our new Wild Cards triad from Tor, has been completed and delivered to editor Patrick Nielsen Hayden. The book has not yet been scheduled, but look for it in late 2009 or … Read More

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THE FEAST IS SERVED

December 12, 2008 THE FEAST IS SERVED

The good news: the long-awaited Subterranean Press limited edition of A FEAST FOR CROWS, with its gorgeous Tom Canty covers and interior artwork, should be ready to ship before the end of January. The bad news: both the numbered and … Read More

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DYING EARTH ANTHOLOGY NEARS COMPLETION

August 15, 2008

SONGS OF THE DYING EARTH, the Jack Vance tribute anthology that I’m co-editing with Gardner Dozois, has been moving ahead rapidly, and we expect to deliver the complete manuscript to our publishers within the next six weeks. The anthology will … Read More

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SUBTERRANEAN SCHEDULES “ACE DOUBLE” SAMPLER

June 20, 2008

Aeons ago, when I was kid in Bayonne, I bought all my books off the spinner rack in the candy store on 1st Street and Kelly Parkway. Paperbacks were the only books I could afford and even they were horrendously … Read More

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MARVEL RELEASES HEDGE KNIGHT GRAPHIC NOVELS

June 16, 2008 MARVEL RELEASES HEDGE KNIGHT GRAPHIC NOVELS

Dunk and Egg are back. If you missed the six-issue run of The Hedge Knight II: The Sworn Sword from DBPro and Marvel Comics, don’t despair. Marvel has collected all six issues into a graphic novel, and the hardcovers are … Read More

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Tor Schedules BUSTED FLUSH for December

May 12, 2008 Tor Schedules BUSTED FLUSH for December

This should be a merry Christmas for Wild Cards fans. Tor has scheduled Busted Flush, the second installment in the new triad that began with Inside Straight, for publication in December. The nineteenth volume in the overall series, Busted Flush … Read More

TWO LIMITEDS FROM SUBPRESS

February 20, 2008 TWO LIMITEDS FROM SUBPRESS

“Double your pleasure, double your fun, buy two limited editions, instead of just one.” The good folks at Subterranean Press are now shipping not one but two of their long-awaited GRRM limited editions — HUNTER’S RUN, my collaboration with Gardner … Read More

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THE HARD CALL COMING IN APRIL

February 9, 2008 THE HARD CALL COMING IN APRIL

2008 is the year of the Wild Card. The new Wild Cards mosaic novel, Inside Straight, hit the bookstores on January 22, and has been getting some great buzz… though that might just be Jonathan Hive. My beloved New York … Read More

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SpectraPulse to Feature DWD Sample Chapter

February 8, 2008 SpectraPulse to Feature DWD Sample Chapter

A new sample chapter from A DANCE WITH DRAGONS will be featured in the premiere issue of SpectraPulse, the new magazine sampler from Bantam Spectra, scheduled to make its debut at this year’s New York City Comicon. SpectraPulse will not … Read More

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BUSTED FLUSH DELIVERED

November 30, 2007

Busted Flush, the second in the trilogy of new Wild Cards mosaic novels that began with Inside Straight (out this January at a bookstore near you), and the nineteenth volume of the overall series, has been completed and delivered to … Read More

THE WARRIORS ARE COMING

November 29, 2007

My friend and sometime collaborator Gardner Dozois and I are pleased to announce that we have just signed contracts to co-edit an ambitious and innovative new original anthology for Tor Books. Our working title is WARRIORS. This will be one … Read More

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NEW AUDIO CLIPS FROM RANDOM HOUSE

November 19, 2007

A Feast for Crows Selections from Dreamsongs 1 Selections from Dreamsongs 2 Selections from Dreamsongs 3

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FEVRE DREAM AT PRINTERS

October 24, 2007

Subterranean Press has just informed me that their long-awaited deluxe illustrated edition of Fevre Dream has gone to the printers. Bill Schafer writes, “I expect we’ll have finished books in early December, and the slipcases in early January. So early … Read More

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FOR ITALIANS AND COMPLETISTS

October 14, 2007 FOR ITALIANS AND COMPLETISTS

My Italian readers have a unique treat in store. Mondadori, my Italian publisher, has just released its own edition of my book for young adults, THE ICE DRAGON, based on my old short story of the same title. While the … Read More

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GRRM, DOZOIS TO EDIT JACK VANCE ANTHOLOGY

September 13, 2007

Jack Vance has been one of my favorite writers since I first read Big Planet back in grade school. A master of both science fiction and fantasy (and mystery novels as well, as his Edgar Award will testify), multiple Hugo … Read More

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MUTANTS & MASTERMINDS MEETS WILD CARDS

August 16, 2007 MUTANTS & MASTERMINDS MEETS WILD CARDS

Once upon a time, along about twenty years ago, the Wild Cards series grew out of a role-playing game… and now, many books and many stories later, we’re thrilled and excited to announce that we’re going home to that world … Read More

INSIDE STRAIGHT PROMO AT SAN DIEGO COMICON

July 12, 2007 INSIDE STRAIGHT PROMO AT SAN DIEGO COMICON

Wild Cards fans — be sure and visit the Tor booth at this year’s San Diego Comicon, to register for their special convention drawing. Tor will have half a dozen glossy 11 x 17 inch posters of the gorgeous Michael … Read More

HERE COMES HUNTER’S RUN

June 2, 2007 HERE COMES HUNTER’S RUN

Circle September 3 on your calendars. That’s when HarperCollins will be publishing the British hardcover edition of my latest novel. A three-way collaboration with my good friends Gardner Dozois and Daniel Abraham, HUNTER’S RUN tells the tale of Ramon Espejo, … Read More

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DREAMSONGS COMING THIS CHRISTMAS

April 17, 2007 DREAMSONGS COMING THIS CHRISTMAS

Bantam Spectra has announced that it will be releasing its new American hardcover edition of my collection DREAMSONGS in two matching volumes late this year. Volume I will be released in November, Volume II a month later in December. Both … Read More

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DB PRO TO PUBLISH WILD CARDS COMIC

April 16, 2007 DB PRO TO PUBLISH WILD CARDS COMIC

The weird and wacky world of the Wild Cards will be returning to funny books soon. (Sorry, couldn’t resist the alliteration). Our friends at DBPro and Marvel Comics have an- nounced plans for a new, all-original Wild Cards comic, to … Read More

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THE SWORN SWORD COMES TO COMICS

March 8, 2007 THE SWORN SWORD COMES TO COMICS

“The Sworn Sword” is coming to a comics shop near you. After several delays, the graphic version of my second Dunk & Egg novella, the sequel to “The Hedge Knight,” is finally taking form. The same great creative team who … Read More

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INSIDE STRAIGHT DELIVERED

January 18, 2007 INSIDE STRAIGHT DELIVERED

Inside Straight, the latest installment in our long-running WILD CARDS series of mosaic novels, has been delivered to editor Patrick Nielsen Hayden at Tor. Originally launched in 1987, WILD CARDS has outlasted all the other shared worlds of the 80s … Read More

TOM CANTY ILLUSTRATES A FEAST FOR CROWS

January 8, 2007 TOM CANTY ILLUSTRATES A FEAST FOR CROWS

Subterranean Press is now taking preorders for its deluxe signed limited edition of A Feast for Crows, scheduled for publication later this year. The SubPress edition will be published as a two-volume set in slipcase, with a limitation of 448 … Read More

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GRRM INTERVIEWED ON THE ICE DRAGON

December 23, 2006

A video interview about The Ice Dragon and its history can be found at: Google Youtube MSN Yahoo iTunes iFilm Expanded Books Myspace (All of these are the same interviews. Only the gateways differ).

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ACCOLADES FOR THE ICE DRAGON

ACCOLADES FOR THE ICE DRAGON

January Magazine has included my young adult book The Ice Dragon on its annual list of gift books for children, with a lovely review. If you’re looking for a last minute Christmas present for the young people on your list, … Read More

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A STORM OF SWORDS TAKES IGNOTUS

December 6, 2006 A STORM OF SWORDS TAKES IGNOTUS

Maybe I should move to Spain. The weather’s nice, there are lots of great castles, the senoritas are enchanting, the food is good (especially that ham they have), they have sangria and absinthe to wash it down with, and the … Read More

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THEY’RE PLAYING THAT ARMAGEDDON RAG*

November 22, 2006 THEY’RE PLAYING THAT ARMAGEDDON RAG*

* ((FINALLY)) Better late than never, they say. It was back in June of 2004 that Bantam Spectra picked up the rights to three of my older novels, and we announced plans to reprint them all in new trade paperback … Read More

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YOU WIN SOME, YOU LOSE SOME

October 30, 2006 YOU WIN SOME, YOU LOSE SOME

A FEAST FOR CROWS is now three for three. I’ve lost the Hugo Award to Robert Charles Wilson and SPIN, the British Fantasy Award to Neil Gaiman’s ANANSI BOYS, and the Quill Award to Diana Gabaldon for A BREATH OF … Read More

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THE HEDGE KNIGHT IN HARDCOVER

October 18, 2006 THE HEDGE KNIGHT IN HARDCOVER

Dunk and Egg are coming back for a third pass through the lists. DBPro, the publishers of THE HEDGE KNIGHT graphic novel, have recently announced a new partnership agreement with Marvel Comics. The Dabel brothers will continue to handle all … Read More

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SUBPRESS STORM NOW SHIPPING

September 14, 2006 SUBPRESS STORM NOW SHIPPING

Subterranean Press is now shipping its long-awaited deluxe edition of A STORM OF SWORDS, a two-volume set in slipcase lavishly illustrated by the award-winning fantasy artist Charles Vess, with more than 70 black and white interiors, several full-color plates, and … Read More

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SPIN WINS HUGO, CROWS COME FIFTH

September 8, 2006

LACon IV has come and gone, and with it this year’s Hugo Awards. Alas, the “Big One” eluded me once again, as A FEAST FOR CROWS finished a rather ignominious fifth in the Best Novel balloting. My membership (second class) … Read More

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FEAST NOMINATED FOR BRITISH FANTASY AWARD

September 3, 2006

I am pleased to report that A FEAST FOR CROWS has earned a spot on the shortlist for this year’s British Fantasy Award, given annually by the British Fantasy Society at its annual convention. The nominees were chosen by the … Read More

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BANTAM TO PUBLISH THE WORLD OF ICE AND FIRE

September 2, 2006

I’ve had readers writing and emailing me for years asking for some sort of “encyclopedia” or concordance for Westeros and the world of A Song of Ice and Fire, so it thrills me no end to announce that a few … Read More

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A FEAST FOR CROWS CONTENDS FOR QUILL

September 1, 2006 A FEAST FOR CROWS CONTENDS FOR QUILL

My fantasy novel A FEAST FOR CROWS has been named a finalist for this year’s Quill Award in the Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror category. The other contenders are A BREATH OF SNOW AND ASHES (Dell) by Diana Gabaldon, CELL: A NOVEL (Scribner, … Read More

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SUBTERRANEAN STORM OF SWORDS AT PRINTER

July 19, 2006 SUBTERRANEAN STORM OF SWORDS AT PRINTER

The long-awaited illustrated limited edition of A STORM OF SWORDS is finally on its way. All the artwork is complete, the interior design has been finished and checked, and the book is in the hands of the printers. Bill Schafer … Read More

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AVATAR TO PREVIEW FEVRE DREAM COMIC AT SAN DIEGO

July 8, 2006 AVATAR TO PREVIEW FEVRE DREAM COMIC AT SAN DIEGO

Avatar Comics will have a special treat for my fans at this year’s San Diego Comicon — a special convention preview of their forthcoming comic book version of my historical horror novel, FEVRE DREAM. The preview will only be available … Read More

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THE ICE DRAGON COMING IN OCTOBER

July 1, 2006 THE ICE DRAGON COMING IN OCTOBER

The deluxe hardcover edition of my short fantasy “The Ice Dragon” is now scheduled for October release from Starscape, the young adult division of Tor Books. Here’s a look at the cover. The edition is lavishly illustrated by the acclaimed … Read More

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DREAMSONGS COMING THIS SEPTEMBER

June 15, 2006 DREAMSONGS COMING THIS SEPTEMBER

DREAMSONGS, the gigantic collection of my short fiction known in the US as GRRM: A RRETROSPECTIVE (Subterranean Press, 2003) will have its first British publication in September, when Gollancz SF releases the book as a trade hardcover. The Gollancz edition … Read More

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NEW DEAL FOR WILD CARDS

June 5, 2006 NEW DEAL FOR WILD CARDS

We can’t die yet. We haven’t seen The Jolson Story. The WILD CARDS series is back in business. We’ve just signed a contract with Tor Books for a new triad of WILD CARDS mosaic novels, to be titled Inside Straight, … Read More

TUF VOYAGING NOMINATED FOR SEIUN AWARD

April 13, 2006 TUF VOYAGING NOMINATED FOR SEIUN AWARD

The Japanese edition of TUF VOYAGING has been nominated for the Seiun Award as Best Translated Novel of 2005. The Seiun is the “Japanese Hugo,” voted on by Japanese fans and readers and awarded annually at the Japanese National Convention. … Read More

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CROWS CONTEND FOR HUGO AWARD

April 5, 2006 CROWS CONTEND FOR HUGO AWARD

The members of the LACon IV and Interaction worldcons have nominated A Feast for Crows for the Hugo Award for the Best Novel of 2005. The Hugo is the oldest and most prestigious award in science fiction and fantasy, and … Read More

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TOR TO PUBLISH ILLUSTRATED “ICE DRAGON”

March 21, 2006 TOR TO PUBLISH ILLUSTRATED “ICE DRAGON”

Tor Books will publish a new deluxe edition of my short fantasy “The Ice Dragon” this September, as part of their Young Adult line. The book will be lavishly illustrated by the acclaimed British fantasy artist Yvonne Gilbert, with the … Read More

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WILD CARDS Good News and Bad

March 20, 2006

 I have good news and bad news for fans of the long-running Wild Cards series of shared world anthologies and mosaic novels. Good news: the seventeenth volume in the series, John J. Miller’s novel Death Draws Five, was released by … Read More

AUDIO CLIPS FROM A FEAST FOR CROWS NOW ON RANDOM HOUSE WEBSITE

January 1, 2006

Two excerpts from the forthcoming audio edition of A Feast For Crows are now available: clip 1 – clip 2

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SUBTERRANEAN HOLIDAY SPECIALS

December 19, 2005

In the holiday spirit, Bill Schafer of Subterranean Press is offering a couple of special deals from now through the end of the year… for the collector on your list, if he or she has been good enough. Subterranean has … Read More

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THE ART OF ICE AND FIRE RELEASED BY FANTASY FLIGHT

November 28, 2005 THE ART OF ICE AND FIRE RELEASED BY FANTASY FLIGHT

The Art of George R.R. Martin’s A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE, edited by Brian Wood, was released nationwide in early November and should now be available at a bookstore or comics shop near you. The book is available in … Read More

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THE CROWS FLY HIGH

November 27, 2005 THE CROWS FLY HIGH

The feast has finally been served, and the crows have taken flight… higher than anyone (including me) would ever have dared dream. The American hardcover of A FEAST FOR CROWS was released on November 8, and immediately shot to the … Read More

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CLASH OF KINGS LIMITED EDITION STILL AVAILABLE

November 22, 2005

It’s not too late for collectors who would like to add a copy of the gorgeous signed, numbered, illustrated edition of A CLASH OF KINGS to their bookshelves. Stocks are shrinking fast, but for the moment this deluxe edition still … Read More

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SIGNED BOOKMARKS FROM SUBTERRANEAN

November 11, 2005 SIGNED BOOKMARKS FROM SUBTERRANEAN

Subterranean Press is offering free bookmarks to all those who order its signed, limited edition of A STORM OF SWORDS before November 15. For details about this special limited-time offer, check their news page . The Subterranean STORM is moving … Read More

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DUNK AND EGG RIDE AGAIN

October 29, 2005 DUNK AND EGG RIDE AGAIN

Good news for fans of THE HEDGE KNIGHT comic and graphic novel. I have just signed an agreement with the DB Pro for a follow-up series, a full-color comics adaption of the second Dunk and Egg novella, “The Sworn Sword.” … Read More

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FANTASY FLIGHT TO PUBLISH THE ART OF ICE AND FIRE

September 28, 2005

Some say that a picture is worth a thousand words. If so, Fantasy Flight Games will soon be releasing the equivilent of half a million words about the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros and their people and places: a deluxe hardcover … Read More

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NEW WILD CARDS BOOK SCHEDULED FOR JANUARY

September 23, 2005 NEW WILD CARDS BOOK SCHEDULED FOR JANUARY

The latest installment in the Wild Cards series, John J. Miller’s solo novel DEATH DRAWS FIVE, has been scheduled for a January release in hardcover by iBooks. DEATH DRAWS FIVE is the seventeenth volume in the overall series, and the … Read More

SHADOW TWIN LIMITED GOING FAST

September 7, 2005 SHADOW TWIN LIMITED GOING FAST

Subterranean Press has informed me that fewer than thirty copies of their deluxe limited edition of SHADOW TWIN remain unsold, so collectors hoping to add this one to their shelves should act soon. The book is done and at the … Read More

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ELECTRIC STORY TO OFFER FIVE GRRM SHORT STORIES AS EBOOKS

June 30, 2005 ELECTRIC STORY TO OFFER FIVE GRRM SHORT STORIES AS EBOOKS

My Hugo-winning novella “A Song for Lya” and Nebula-winning novelette “Portraits of His Children” are among five new ebooks available for download at Electric Story, for all of my fans and readers who are members of the post-paper generation. The … Read More

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SUBTERRANEAN PRESS TO PUBLISH ICE & FIRE LIMITED EDITIONS

May 29, 2005 SUBTERRANEAN PRESS TO PUBLISH ICE & FIRE LIMITED EDITIONS

Collectors take note. Subterranean Press will be publishing the deluxe illustrated version of A STORM OF SWORDS, having just purchased the rights to continue the series of limited editions from Meisha Merlin and Bantam Books. The first two volumes in … Read More

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JUSTIN SWEET TO ILLUSTRATE FEVRE DREAM LIMITED EDITION

May 5, 2005

Bill Schaefer has just informed me that Subterranean Press has signed the terrific young fantasy artist Justin Sweet to illustrate Subterranean’s deluxe limited edition reprint of my 1982 historical horror novel, Fevre Dream. I couldn’t be more thrilled. Fevre Dream … Read More

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CLASH OF KINGS LIMITED EDITION NOW SHIPPING

May 4, 2005

The long-awaited and much-delayed illustrated edition of A Clash of Kings is on its way at last. Meisha Merlin has informed me that the books are back from the printer, and are now shipping! This deluxe limited edition is lavishly … Read More

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THE RETURN OF JOKERS WILD

April 18, 2005 THE RETURN OF JOKERS WILD

Wild Cards fans take note: iBooks has just released a new mass market paperback edition of the third volume in the series, Wild Cards III: Jokers Wild. The story of Wild Cards Day, 1986, the fortieth anniversary of the release … Read More

CLASH OF KINGS LIMITED TO SHIP APRIL 11

March 23, 2005 CLASH OF KINGS LIMITED TO SHIP APRIL 11

The long-awaited and much-delayed illustrated limited edition of A Clash of Kings is on its way at last, I’m thrilled to say. Some of you ordered this book three years ago and have been waiting patiently, I know. You have … Read More

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“SHADOW TWIN” COMES TO ASIMOV’S

“SHADOW TWIN” COMES TO ASIMOV’S

If you missed “Shadow Twin” (the science fiction novella I wrote with Gardner Dozois and Daniel Abraham) when it appeared online in SCIFICTION last June, here’s another chance for you to catch the story, which was twenty-five years in the … Read More

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SUBTERRANEAN ANNOUNCES “SHADOW TWIN” LIMITED EDITION

February 2, 2005

Subterranean Press has announced their plans to release a deluxe limited edition chapbook of “Shadow Twin,” the SF novella I wrote with Gardner Dozois and Daniel Abraham. “Shadow Twin” has quite the history. Gardner began it in the 70s, I … Read More

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HEDGE KNIGHT TILTS AGAIN

January 17, 2005

The trade paperback collection of the comic book based on my novella “The Hedge Knight” is going back to press. The first edition, from Roaring Studios and Devil’s Due, sold out upon release, and was named by Amazon as one … Read More

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IGNOTUS AWARDS FOR KINGS AND DRAGONS

November 16, 2004 IGNOTUS AWARDS FOR KINGS AND DRAGONS

Spanish fandom gathered in Cadiz from November 5th through 7th for their 22nd nation science fiction and fantasy convention, HispaCon Gadir 2K4, and presented their annual Ignotus Awards, for work first published in Spanish in 2003. These are the Spanish … Read More

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GRRM NOMINATED FOR WORLD FANTASY AWARD

August 25, 2004

GRRM: A RRetrospective, my massive half-million word collection from Subterranean Press, has been nominated for the World Fantasy Award as Best Collection of 2003. GRRM will be competing for the award with collections by Elizabeth Hand, Jack Cady, Glen Hirshberg, … Read More

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HEDGE KNIGHT TRIUMPHANT

June 10, 2004

The sixth and final issue of THE HEDGE KNIGHT comic from Roaring Studios and Dabel Brothers is now in a comic shop near you. It’s a little bigger than the earlier issues, but Ben Avery, Mike S. Miller, Mike Crowell, … Read More

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OLDIES BUT GOODIES

Some of the fans of A Song of Ice and Fire seem to believe that I burst onto the writing scene full-grown with the publication of the first book of the series, but actually I had been a professional writer … Read More

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SCI-FICTION TO PUBLISH “SHADOW TWIN”

May 30, 2004

Just a heads up. A new, never-before-published novella, “Shadow Twin,” will be coming out in June on the internet, at SCI-FICTION. “Shadow Twin” is a three-way collaboration between me, Gardner R. Dozois, and Daniel Abraham, a long SF story set … Read More

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RRETROSPECTIVE ALL SOLD OUT

May 5, 2004

The numbered edition of GRRM: A RRETROSPECTIVE is now sold out, I have been informed by my publishers at Subterranean Press. This means the book is now officially sold out in all editions. The trade hardcover sold out on publication, … Read More

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LAST CHANCE FOR GRRM

April 7, 2004

Bill Schaefer of Subterranean Press has informed me that as of April 5, he has only twenty (20) copies left of the signed, numbered, limited edition of GRRM: A RRETROSPECTIVE. The trade hardcover sold out on publication, last September. The … Read More

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STEAM UP!

March 6, 2004 STEAM UP!

Way back in 1982, I published FEVRE DREAM, a historical horror novel set on the Mississippi in the antebellum south, during the heydey of the great steam packets. The story of steamboat captain Abner Marsh and his mysterious partner Joshua … Read More

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HEDGE KNIGHT RETURNS TO THE LISTS

March 5, 2004

The long delay between the second and third issue of THE HEDGE KNIGHT comic frustrated a lot of my readers. I know. It was frustrating for me as well, and for the good folks at Roaring Studios… so they went … Read More

RRETROSPECTIVE NOMINATED FOR INTERNATIONAL HORROR AWARD

GRRM: A RRetrospective, my massive half-million word collection from Subterranean Press, has been nominated by the International Horror Guild as the Best Collection of 2003. The IHG Awards, presently in their tenth year, recognize “outstanding achievement in the fields of … Read More

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HEDGE KNIGHT # 3 HITS THE STANDS

The third issue of THE HEDGE KNIGHT comic from Roaring Studios and Image Comics has finally shipped, and should be available now at a comic shop near you. But go now… the first two issues sold out immediately on publication … Read More

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SUBTERRANEAN SHIPS LIMITED OF GRRM

January 1, 2004

Subterranean Press has announced that it is now shipping the signed, numbered, limited edition of GRRM: A RRETROSPECTIVE. The trade hardcover of GRRM sold out immediately upon release in September. The limited has taken a little longer, but it was … Read More

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A GAME OF THRONES WINS IGNOTUS AWARD

November 22, 2003 A GAME OF THRONES WINS IGNOTUS AWARD

The Spanish translation of A GAME OF THRONES from Gigamesh Press of Barcelona has been named the winner of the Ignotus Award as the “Best Foreign Novel of 2002.” The Ignotus Awards — the “Spanish Hugo” — are voted by … Read More

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AN AUDIO SONG OF ICE AND FIRE — UNABRIDGED!

I get a lot of emails. The question asked most often is “When will A FEAST FOR CROWS be done?” But second place probably goes to “Why isn’t A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE available as an audiobook?” It’s a … Read More

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A GREAT REVIEW FOR GRRM

October 29, 2003

Just had to share some great news. GRRM: A RRetrospective, my massive new career-spanning collection from Subterreanean Press, got a terrific review in the October 26 issue of the WASHINGTON POST BOOK WORLD. “… the most ambitious volume ever to … Read More

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THE RETURN OF DUNK AND EGG

October 15, 2003 THE RETURN OF DUNK AND EGG

Dunk and Egg are back! Ser Duncan the Tall and his insolent young squire made their first appearance in my novella “The Hedge Knight” in the landmark fantasy anthology LEGENDS, and are presently the stars of the marvelous HEDGE KNIGHT … Read More

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TUF VOYAGES AGAIN

August 29, 2003 TUF VOYAGES AGAIN

Haviland Tuf, ecological engineer, interstellar trader, keeper of cats, lover of mushrooms, and master of the Ark, the last surviving seedship of the old Empire, will be voyaging back onto the bookshelves soon. The good folks at Meisha Merlin Publishing … Read More

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HEDGE KNIGHT COMIC NAMED “GEM OF THE MONTH”

June 10, 2003 HEDGE KNIGHT COMIC NAMED “GEM OF THE MONTH”

The first issue of THE HEDGE KNIGHT comic book will be released next month from Image Comics and Roaring Studios. PREVIEWS, the trade magazine of the nation’s largest comics distributor, has named the book one of its “Gems of the … Read More

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A STORM OF SWORDS PAPERBACK RELEASED

April 3, 2003 A STORM OF SWORDS PAPERBACK RELEASED

All those Ice and Fire readers who have been waiting with bated breath for the mass market paperback of A STORM OF SWORDS can finally exhale. Bantam Spectra released its paperback of the third volume of A SONG OF ICE … Read More

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TWO GRRM DRAGONS

TWO GRRM DRAGONS

The gaming magazine DRAGON is offering a double dip of Westeros for fans of A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE. The current issue of DRAGON (#305) includes “The Arms of the Kraken,” a novella-length excerpt from A FEAST FOR CROWS, … Read More

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WILD CARDS VI: ACE IN THE HOLE

March 28, 2003 WILD CARDS VI: ACE IN THE HOLE

iBooks has released their reprint of WILD CARDS VI: ACE IN THE HOLE

A STORM OF SWORDS wins Geffen Prize

February 28, 2003

The Hebrew translation of A STORM OF SWORDS has won the Geffen Prize for the best fantasy book of the year in Israel. The award was announced at Icon 2002, the Israeli national SF convention. The Hebrew editions of A … Read More

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THE ART OF ICE AND FIRE

February 20, 2003

Artist Mike S. Miller has been doing a sensational job on the pencils for the graphic version of “The Hedge Knight” (forthcoming from Roaring Studios and Image Comics), bringing Dunk and Egg and their friends and enemies to vivid life.. … Read More

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HEDGE KNIGHT COMIC NOW AVAILABLE FOR PREORDERS

January 22, 2003 HEDGE KNIGHT COMIC NOW AVAILABLE FOR PREORDERS

http://www.roaringstudios.com/mainsite/news.html Roaring Studios has been roaring right ahead with their comic book version of “The Hedge Knight,” my novella from Robert Silverberg’s first LEGENDS anthology. The first issue is nearing completion, and Roaring is now accepting preorders. For details, check … Read More

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Down & Dirty reissued

January 15, 2003 Down & Dirty reissued

WILD CARDS V: DOWN & DIRTY, has been reissued by iBooks.

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Mike S. Miller talks about adapting “The Hedge Knight” to comics

November 9, 2002

Mike S. Miller talks about adapting “The Hedge Knight” to comics.

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ACES ABROAD

October 16, 2002 ACES ABROAD

Wild Cards fans: ACES ABROAD, was released in September by iBooks.

“THE HEDGE KNIGHT” COMES TO COMICS

August 4, 2002 “THE HEDGE KNIGHT” COMES TO COMICS

I’m an old comic book fanboy, as anyone who has ever read WILD CARDS has likely figured out. Back in the dawn of time, the first stories I ever published could be found in the comics fanzines of the 60s, … Read More

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DEUCES DOWN DEBUTS

July 19, 2002 DEUCES DOWN DEBUTS

The long wait is over for Wild Cards fans. DEUCES DOWN, the first new Wild Cards book in seven years, was released this month by iBooks, in hardcover and ebook versions. DEUCES DOWN features seven brand new tales from the … Read More

Free Artwork Preorder Program

June 15, 2002

Fantasy Flight is offering a limited edition print signed by George R. R. Martin to everyone who preorders a booster display (36 booster packs) of A Game of Thrones from their local game store. You get to choose which of … Read More

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A STORM OF SWORDS on final ballot for Nebula award

February 28, 2002

A STORM OF SWORDS on final ballot for Nebula award.

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Skin Trade

February 25, 2002

Skin Trade now available as audiobook from Random House at http://www.audible.com

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A CLASH OF KINGS

February 22, 2002 A CLASH OF KINGS

Meisha Merlin Press is now accepting orders and deposits for the second volume in its series of “A Song of Ice and Fire” limited editions, the signed numbered slipcased edition of A CLASH OF KINGS, illustrated by John Howe. Howe … Read More

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Wild Cards III: Jokers Wild

January 22, 2002 Wild Cards III: Jokers Wild

Wild Cards III: Jokers Wild (Paperback, US) now available from iBooks.

JOHN HOWE TO ILLUSTRATE LIMITED EDITION OF A CLASH OF KINGS

December 5, 2001 JOHN HOWE TO ILLUSTRATE LIMITED EDITION OF A CLASH OF KINGS

Tolkien fans need no introduction to John Howe’s beautiful and evocative artwork, which has made him one of the world’s best known and best respected fantasy illustrators. Meisha Merlin Press managed to lure John from Middle Earth to Westeros last … Read More

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Hard to believe that December is already upon us

December 1, 2001

Hard to believe that December is already upon us, with the end of the year just ahead. I hope all of you visiting this website had as pleasant a Thanksgiving as I did. There’s nothing like having turkey with friends… … Read More

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Fantasy and SF bestsellers for 2001

November 21, 2001

Amazon.com has announced its Fantasy and SF bestsellers for 2001, and GRRM is on the list three times at #11 (A GAME OF THRONES paperback), #17 (A CLASH OF KINGS paperback), and #23 (A STORM OF SWORDS hardcover).

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THE WILD CARDS ARE BACK

September 28, 2001

New editions of the first eight volumes of the original Bantam series are being released by iBooks, in trade paperback and ebook editions. The first two volumes — WILD CARDS and ACES HIGH — have already been released, and should … Read More

HARRY POTTER KICKS GRRM’S BUTT IN HUGOS

September 1, 2001

HARRY POTTER KICKS GRRM’S BUTT IN HUGOS

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A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE

August 15, 2001

I wanted to bring you all up to date on some on some of the latest publication plans for A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE. Bantam Spectra has just informed me of their plans to issue the first three volumes … Read More

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A Storm of Swords wins Locus Best Fantasy Novel Award!

July 12, 2001

A Storm of Swords wins Locus Best Fantasy Novel Award!

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Babbage Press releases new edition of A Song for Lya

May 28, 2001

Babbage Press releases new edition of A Song for Lya

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Windhaven flies again

May 16, 2001

Windhaven flies again! New hardcover edition from Bantam Books

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A Storm of Swords on Final Ballot for 2001 Hugo Award

April 25, 2001

A Storm of Swords on Final Ballot for 2001 Hugo Award

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Limited Edition of A Game of Thrones

March 12, 2001

Meisha Merlin Releases Illustrated Limited Edition of A Game of Thrones

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Quartet

February 1, 2001

NESFA releases GRRM’s new collection, Quartet.

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SF Site’s Reader’s Choice list

November 1, 2000

A CLASH OF KINGS took the #1 place on the SF Site’s Reader’s Choice list for best book of 1999. See the whole list at: SF Site

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USA Today’s bestseller list

A Storm of Swords hits USA Today‘s bestseller list

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A Storm of Swords hits #12

A Storm of Swords hits #12 on The New York Times bestseller list

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