Publishing News


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


The High King’s Vengeance – Cover art reveal at SFFWorld

We’ve been waiting to show you this cover for The High King’s Vengeance – the sequel to Steven Poore’s wonderful epic fantasy Heir to the North – for quite a while now! The good folks over at SFFWorld did the exclusive reveal yesterday along with an interview with Steven himself. […]

The High King's Vengeance

Submission Window Is Open!

We’ll just leave this here… http://kristell-ink.com/submissions/ Here’s a little interview with Joanne Hall, originally posted on her blog, we’ve shared again today to help you decide if submitting to kristell Ink is for you! *** I hope you’re all polishing your subs and making them the best they can be, because […]


Final Cover Reveal. 3 for 3!

Wednesday we brought you C.N Lesley’s cover for Serpent of the Shangrove, Friday we brought you Joel Cornah’s cover for The Sky Slayer, and today we bring you Sammy H.K Smith’s cover for her novella, Twisted. This is what she had to say: I love mythology: Greek, Roman, Norse,Egyptian, Babylonian […]


The Voice of the North!

We teased you on Facebook earlier, but here’s the news for real – Steven Poore‘s epic fantasy Heir To The North, the launch of which was one of our highlights of Fantasycon 2015, will be coming to Audible this year as an audiobook! We’re really excited to be taking this […]