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SF Masterwork of the Week: Sarah Canary

Posted on November 20, 2014 by Darren Nash

This week’s SF Masterwork of the Week comes from our Author of the Month, Karen Joy Fowler.  Set in the Old West in 1873, it is the strange, magical tale of Sarah Canary and the ragtag band of misfits and … Continue reading

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From the Attic IX: This Map IS The Territory

Posted on November 19, 2014 by Kev McVeigh

Rereading the stories of Karen Joy Fowler I am made aware of some things I already knew.  That is not entirely the paradox it seems.   In her collection Black Glass almost every story appears to incorporate an early statement asserting … Continue reading

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SF Gateway Author of the Month: Karen Joy Fowler

Posted on November 4, 2014 by Darren Nash

The list of authors who are equally acclaimed from within the genre and by the mainstream literary establishment is a short one (an oversight that is almost – but not entirely – a one-sided affair).  There’s J.G. Ballard, of course, … Continue reading

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Author of the Month: Joe Haldeman

Posted on September 29, 2014 by Darren Nash

Only a handful of writers have won both the Hugo and Nebula Awards for the same novel, twice. October’s Author of the Month is one of those writers, winning the 1976 Hugo and Nebula Awards for The Forever War, and repeating the … Continue reading

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Author of the Month: Pat Murphy

Posted on September 12, 2014 by Darren Nash

September’s Author of the Month is the multi-award-winning author of Fantasy Masterwork The Falling Woman, Pat Murphy!   Pat Murphy has won the Nebula, World Fantasy, Philip K. Dick and Theodore Sturgeon Memorial awards in a glittering career that spans … Continue reading

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SF Masterwork of the Week: The Book of Skulls

Posted on August 26, 2014 by Darren Nash

Continuing our Author of the Month-ish celebration of all things Robert Silverberg – we hope you heard him speak at LonCon, the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention – our current SF Masterwork of the Week is the novel that, along with … Continue reading

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SF Gateway Omnibus of the Week: Robert Silverberg

Posted on August 11, 2014 by Darren Nash

It’s well and truly Robert Silverberg month here at SF Gateway. He’s a legend, one of SF’s all0time greats, and he’s currently in town for LonCon3, the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention! From the groundbreaking digital initiative The SF Gateway, … Continue reading

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SF Masterwork of the Week: Dying Inside

Posted on August 5, 2014 by Darren Nash

We have already featured this week’s Masterwork of the Week, back in March last year, however as we’re determined to make the most of Robert Silverberg’s status as Author of the Month – as well as his imminent presence on … Continue reading

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Author of the Month: Robert Silverberg

Posted on August 4, 2014 by Darren Nash

Here’s a question guaranteed to spark robust discussions (if not outright arguments) in the bar at your next convention: who is the best science fiction writer in the world? Tough one, isn’t it? Not least because before you even think … Continue reading

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SF Masterwork of the Week: Childhood’s End

Posted on July 10, 2014 by Darren Nash

As we may have mentioned once or twice, our good friends at SFX having kindly agreed to allow us to republish articles from their excellent Book Club that cover our SF Masterworks and/or SF Gateway titles. As our current SF … Continue reading

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