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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Submission Window Is Open!

We’ll just leave this here… 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 […]

Distant Worlds – Welcomes Augusta Bruce!

As 2016 continues, we travel to the stars for the ‘Distant Worlds’ interview strand – a cool way of spotlighting the very best new speculative fiction along with its creators – those hidden gems that are so often ignored by the mainstream. Today, we celebrate with another gem…this time a Grimbold editor of fantasy […]

The 2016 (tentative) Catalogue! 1

Slightly disorientated and bleary-eyed, we seem to have stumbled into 2016. 2015 was over before it really started, leaving us panicking and running around screaming ‘there’s too much to do!’ Still, Grimbold Books attended 2 conventions last year, selling and launching books at both. In total, we published over 10 titles…not bad for […]

First of THREE Cover Reveals! 2

Happy New Year, Everyone! 2016 looks to be an exciting year. We have some excellent pieces scheduled for release and today we’re sharing with you the cover for C.N Lesley’s Serpent of the Shangrove, her follow-on novel to the hugely successful Darkspire Reaches. Evelinn Enoksen has captured (again!) the feel of […]

News on our Open Door 2

Submissions have been closed for a while. We had a great response late 2013 and accepted some cracking novels. Including, but not limited to: Joel Cornah’s ‘The Sea-Stone Sword’ Katie Alford’s ‘Atlantis and the Game of Time’ Kate Coe’s ‘Green Sky & Sparks’ Steven Poore’s ‘The Heir To The North’   Our […]

BristolCon Is Nearly Here! Here’s What We’re Doing On The Day…

We’re incredibly excited. This is our second year at BristolCon but the first year we’ll be in the Dealer’s Room selling our books. We have a table in the corner, and there will be copies of ALL Kristell Ink and Tenebris Books titles. Including Joanne Hall’s brand new release ‘Spark and […]


Tomorrow, our Kickstarter goes live! We really hope that our packages appeal to you all, and that there’s something there you feel you can get behind and support. We wanted to make sure that what we offer balances good value and awesomeness… It’s difficult to put into words what Grimbold, […]