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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: Robert Charles Wilson

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Robert Charles Wilson was born in Whittier, California in 1953 but has spent most of his life in Canada, acquiring citizenship in 2007. He has won the Hugo, Theodore Sturgeon, Philip K. Dick and John W. Campbell Memorial Awards, and … Continue reading

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Masterworks Spotlight: A Deepness in the Sky

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Back in January, we opened 2016 by welcoming Vernor Vinge‘s Hugo Award-winning space opera epic A Fire Upon the Deep to the SF Masterworks list. Now, we’re delighted to add Vinge’s prequel, set thirty millennia earlier, A Deepness in the … 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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Author of the Month: Joe Haldeman

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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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SF Gateway & Gollancz: the John W. Campbell Award-Winners

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As noted earlier in posts about the Hugos, Nebulas, Arthur C. Clarke and BSFA Awards, SF Gateway and Gollancz have quite a decent strike rate in the major genre prizes. So how do we score with the John W. Campbell, Jr … Continue reading

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SF Masterwork of the Week: The Sea and Summer

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One of the arguments used to denigrate science fiction regularly employed by the sort of people who were going to denigrate science fiction anyway, is that it dates far more quickly than other genres. We could argue about (a) whether … Continue reading

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