To Hold the Bridge

A Short Fiction Collection coming in June

With the novella To Hold the Bridge, Garth Nix continues to explore the magical world of the Old Kingdom series. Also included in this remarkable collection are eighteen short stories that showcase Nix’s versatility, as he adds a fantastical twist on an array of genres including science fiction, paranormal, realistic fiction, mystery, and adventure.

“Nix’s collection of richly imagined short fiction is a feast for speculative fiction fans of all ages.”

— Booklist (starred review)

Happy 20th, Sabriel

SABRIEL was published for the first time in Australia on May 11th 1995. This May 11th celebrate the 20th Anniversary of SABRIEL with a re-read, and share your  thoughts, memories, cosplay and creations inspired by the book online, using the hashtag #SabrielDay.

Visit Garth’s Facebook page for details of a special #SabrielDay give away.

Original 1995 Australian edition cover, art by Gregory Rogers

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Just in case you need further encouragement to buy THE MISSING KEY on iTunes for a measly $2.99, here are just some of its industry accolades. I am biased of course, but I think it is a truly wonderful film you'll love watching -- and you'll be supporting independent Australian filmmakers as well. Everyone wins! ... See MoreSee Less

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Eve CloseI could see short stories from the Old Kingdom or the world from A Confusion of Princes translating very well to animation.16 hours ago

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Q. So how many rings for mortal men, Professor Tolkien?
A. Eleventy. No, wait, ten!
Basically the same as me getting the number of necromantic/Abhorsen's bells wrong in my ABC RN radio interview this week. I was a bit influenza-affected, obviously more than I thought . . .
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Tony Reverse-Flash ValdezQuestion: when is the keys to the kingdom series becoming a film adaptation? And please supervise the film the same way the author did for the hunger games, so we don't end up with a disaster like lightning thief. Thanks!10   ·  3 weeks ago

Scott BothamForget keys to the kingdom, I want clariel, sabriel, lirael and abhorsen made into films first!35   ·  3 weeks ago

Carrie FigueroaOh no! A Mordaut tried to take over Garth! Hopefully Sabriel made you some soup.2   ·  3 weeks ago

Heather Renee SeachordNot sure what to say about the interview except hey we all make similar mistakes lol, your still one of my favorite authors. As far as movies go I always think the books are better.3   ·  3 weeks ago

Alexander BarrattDyrim peals again.4   ·  3 weeks ago

Tony Reverse-Flash ValdezGarth nix how is it that the author of hunger games had such a close adaptation to the book then? I know there were two things they missed from the first book but that's about it? Hopefully you can find a company willing to do as close an adaptation as possible. A Netflix series could work, seeing as how they are doing a series of unfortunate events on Netflix soon.1   ·  3 weeks ago

Rosemary MarottaOh everyone makes mistakes...but you could have just said you were "testing" your fans to see how much they know ;)3 weeks ago

Tallulah Cunningham"As many as I chose for there to be at any given time. For I am a creator of worlds!" [with raised grasping hands demonstrating raising of firmaments]3 weeks ago

Ian WebberTony I hate to break it to you bud but the abhorsen novels are far above caliber that of the hunger games teen romance melodrama so let's refrain from so quickly tossing and bandying them around in the same situation haha.13   ·  3 weeks ago

Phillip-Ashley ClaytonFeel better! :-)3 weeks ago

Rebecca RamsayThat's right, blame the flu!3 weeks ago

Rosemary MarottaAs much as I would love to see Sabriel on screen I would be afraid they wouldn't do it justice.....5   ·  3 weeks ago

Daniel Holleyi haven't read the series since 8th grade/2005-6 but wasn't it 9 bells total?3 weeks ago

Tony LittleNever mind the movies (which it will be criminal if they never come) I want to see a elder scrolls style game where I can stroll around in that world8   ·  3 weeks ago

Rachael Cohen:)3 weeks ago

Joseph LambinJust shows how finicky those Bells are. Hope you feel better soon.1   ·  3 weeks ago

Emma ThurgoodThat's okay, my American-self just realized that I've been pronouncing Ancelstierre wrong this WHOLE TIME. I was pronouncing the "c" like a "k": ankle-steer. And this is a problem, since I've started reading the books aloud to my boyfriend... SMH... rocking my world still, Garth Nix.2   ·  3 weeks ago

Marti SterinI guess that I am also guilty.3 weeks ago

Helen M. Thomas-HaneyBut there are 9 rings for mortal men. Did you get the number of bells wrong twice, Mr. Nix?3   ·  3 weeks ago

Bridget AnneWe like you because you're a btilliant writer, not because you're a brilliant mathematician. :P1   ·  3 weeks ago

Matt R. GallagherAh yes. Ranna, Belgaer, Saraneth, Kibeth, Astarael, uhhhh Steve, Kibeth II, and Xena, Warrior Princess.8   ·  3 weeks ago

Jenny SchwarzOff the top of my head: Ranna, Kibeth, Astarael, Dyrim, Belgaer, Mosrael, Saraneth. I think Abhorsen are awesome, being a bellringer :P1   ·  3 weeks ago

Elizabeth DeussI hope you are feeling better now Garth .3 weeks ago

Viasha NaidooRanna, Mosrael, Kibeth, Dyrim, Belgaer, Saraneth and Astrael if I remember correctly. Who knows?There may be another bell for the 8th bright shiner in the future. Feel well soon!1   ·  3 weeks ago

Winlove Jazz Aloba Millerthat's no excuse3 weeks ago

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