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Happy Birthday, Gregory Benford!

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Gregory Albert Benford was born on this day in Mobile, Alabama, in 1941. A leading writer of Hard SF, he received a BSc in physics from the University of Oklahoma, followed by an MSc and PhD from the University of … Continue reading

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Gateway Essentials: Michael G. Coney

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Michael Greatrex Coney was a British-born author who spent the last three decades of his life in Canada – including 16 years in the British Colombia Forest Service. His early work carried a sense of Cold War-inspired paranoia, but his … Continue reading

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Gateway Essentials: Bob Shaw

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Bob Shaw (1931-1996) Over the decades, many sf writers – from Asimov to Zelazny – have first made their reputation in the world of sf fandom and conventions.  Among all the UK writers who have followed this route, none has … Continue reading

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Gateway Essentials: Robert Holdstock

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In a kinder, gentler world, Robert Holdstock would have been turning 68 today.  No doubt roast or barbecued lamb would have been on the menu, with an accompanying glass of red, or perhaps a fine ale. The cricket commentary might … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Colin Greenland!

Posted on by Darren Nash

Today, we wish a very Happy Birthday to award-winning author and critic Colin Greenland. Greenland first made himself known to the SF world with his 1983 study The Entropy Exhibition: Michael Moorcock and the UK ‘New Wave’, a revised version … Continue reading

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Masterworks Spotlight: Lavondyss

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Our current Masterworks Spotlight is the haunting sequel to the World Fantasy Award-winning Mythago Wood. At the heart of the wildwood lies a place of mystery and legend, from which few return and none emerged unchanged: Lavondyss . . . … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Stephen Baxter!

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We are delighted to be wishing a very Happy Birthday to Gollancz’s very own Stephen Baxter, author extraordinaire, collaborator-to-the-stars, celebrity Liverpool supporter and one of the secret cabal of illuminati known only as The SF Gateway Advisory Board. Steve is … Continue reading

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SF Gateway: the Arthur C. Clarke Award-winners

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A few weeks ago, we highlighted our success over the lifetime of the BSFA Awards, with SF Gateway and Gollancz combined having a staggering 33 of the 43 winners to date. We’re hoping that will go up to 34 out … Continue reading

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SF Gateway: the BSFA Award-winners

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With the 65th Eastercon just round the corner and with it the presentation of the BSFA Awards, we thought it appropriate to take a look over the history of the award and see how many of our titles have won … Continue reading

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SF Gateway at Eastercon

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There will be an SF Gateway presence at the 64th Eastercon this weekend. I will be accompanying my excellent Gollancz colleagues, Gillian Redfearn and Marcus Gipps (and possibly Jon Weir, although his attendance quantum waveform remains tantalisingly uncollapsed at the … Continue reading

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