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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: Greg Bear

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It could be argued that, if you are the recipient of five Nebula Awards, and two Hugos, and have been nominated for, or won, SF awards a staggering eighty-seven times, that all of your works are essential, but as that … Continue reading

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Gateway Essentials: Leigh Kennedy

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Leigh Kennedy was born in Denver, Colorado, in 1951. After gaining her degree in history, she lived in Austin, Texas, for five years, before emigrating to England in 1985. She has been writing constantly from her early years and has … Continue reading

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From the Archives: Editors’ Choice: A Time of Changes by Robert Silverberg

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This week’s Editors’ Choice is Robert Silverberg‘s wonderful A Time of Changes. In the far future, humanity has spread across the galaxy to worlds that began as colonies, but now feel like home, each with its own long history of … Continue reading

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From the Archives: SF Masterwork of the Week: Doomsday Book

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Connie Willis has accumulated an extraordinary 11 Hugo and 7 Nebula Awards during her glittering career. She has twice won the Hugo and Nebula with the same book – in 2010 with Blackout/All Clear, and before that in 1992 with … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Ursula K. Le Guin!

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One of modern literature’s greatest writers celebrates her birthday, today: one of the most lyrical, insightful, imaginative and important authors the SFF field has ever produced, a writer equally fĂȘted by the literary establishment and the SFF community, a writer … Continue reading

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Gateway Essentials: Connie Willis

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Eleven Hugo Awards! Three for Best Novel, four for Best Novella, one for Best Novelette and three for Best Short Story. Seven Nebula Awards! Two for Best Novel, one for Best Novella, two for Best Novelette and two for Best … Continue reading

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Gateway Essentials: Katherine MacLean

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Katherine MacLean was born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, in 1935. She received a BA in economics from Barnard College, New York, and did postgraduate study in psychology. Much of her work has taken the form of  short stories, and … Continue reading

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Gateway Essentials: Clifford D. Simak

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A regular contributor to Astounding Science Fiction throughout the influential John W. Campbell era, Clifford Donald Simak produced a body of highly regarded work, winning the Nebula and three Hugo Awards, and is best known for his story suite of … Continue reading

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Gateway Essentials: James Tiptree, Jr

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So maybe you’ve heard about this James Tiptree, Jr fellow but apart from the fact that ‘he’ is actually a ‘she’, the only thing you know about her is that there’s an award in her honour. Certainly an excellent reason … Continue reading

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