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Grimbold Books wins BFS Best Independent Press 2017!

Grim and Bold are celebrating! Well, Bold is…. Our parent press, Grimbold Books, won the British Fantasy Society Award for Best Independent Press 2017! We’re absolutely thrilled that our amazing authors, artists and team have been recognised. For more Grim & Bold, check out our Patreon – and to see why […]


Kristell Ink Welcomes Two New Authors! 1

Great news today! We’ve been sitting on this for a while now, but I’m delighted to be able to announce two new signings for Kristell Ink. Both authors submitted to our open submissions window last year with novels that needed a little bit of extra work and consideration, and I’m […]


Gemmell Awards 2017 – Grimmies on Offer!

The Gemmell Awards, named in memory of the brilliant fantasist David Gemmell, rank among the most prestigious awards in the modern SFF genre. So it is with great excitement and pride that we can announce that not one but three of last years releases are on this year’s long lists […]


Steven Poore in Hull!

Are you local to Hull? Do you want an afternoon with three crackin’ SFF authors, including Lee Harrison, Jim Hawkins, and our very own bearded Hobbit of epic fantasy, Steven Poore? Then get ye to Hull Central Library this Saturday afternoon at 1pm for the latest Humber SFF event – […]


Now Hear This! Now Hear This!

Did you know that you can now get some of our fantastic – and award-nominated! – novels as audiobooks? That’s right – we’re up on Audible and iTunes with three books so far, with three more already in the works! Healer’s Touch, by Deb E Howell, narrated by Kathryn Fields […]


Amunet by Robert Harkess is launching at BristolCon!

2pm, BristolCon, 29th October, be there.  We are so excited to announce the launch of Amunet. It will be a grand affair, with sweeping curtains, a Victorian theatre and Steampunk attire. Your attendance is requested. There will be coffee, tea and lots of cake! But, don’t let me waffle on. Instead, […]


We Have a New Signee!!! & We’re Over The Moon!

Ok, so we’ve been sitting on this news for a few weeks and it has been KILLING us! But, with FantasyCon By The Sea and the associated awards taking the limelight, we thought we would wait a bit. *drumroll* Please welcome Pete Sutton to Kristell Ink and the Grimbold Books […]


Call For Anthology Submissions 3

Hi All! The time has come! We’re opening up submissions for a trio of speculative fiction anthologies that we hope you’ll love. Edited by A J Dalton, Robyn Fulton, Kate Coe and Amanda Rutter. We’re proud to bring you the following: Infinite Dysmorphia An anthology of science fiction and speculative […]


Autonomy by Jude Houghton – Out Today!

Balmoral Murraine works in a Battery, assembling devices she doesn’t understand for starvation pay. Pasco Eborgersen is the pampered son of an Elite, trying to navigate the temptations of the Pleasure Houses, the self-sacrifice of the Faith, and the high-octane excitement of Steel Ball. They never should have met, and […]


Autonomy by Jude Houghton – Review Copies now Available on Netgalley

Good news, everyone! Jude Houghton’s dystopian SF thriller Autonomy is released on July 29th from Kristell Ink, and you can get your hands on an early review copy if you’re signed up with Netgalley. Available for a limited time, so get it now from this link.   Balmoral Murraine works […]


New Kits on The Block – Lindsey Duncan

Some people wonder if it makes a differences whether you submit to a publisher at the beginning of an open subs period, or at the end. We’ve already met a writer who submitted her novel in the dying hours of our open subs window (Jessica Rydill), and now I’d like […]