Monthly Archives: October 2012

A Gateway Hollowe’en Read

Oooooh . . . Hallowe’en . . . A time for vampires and werewolves and ghosts and monsters . . . oooooh . . . Except, not really. I mean, not if you want to actually be scared.  The classic … Continue reading

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Michael Moorcock eBook Launch Schedule

As promised in yesterday’s post, here is the launch schedule as it currently stands (warning: as with any publisher’s forward programme, this is subject to change!) for the first release of SF Gateway eBook editions of The Michael Moorcock Collection: Behold … Continue reading

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Michael Moorcock is Coming to Gateway!

A little while ago, the following press release was . . . er . . . released: Gollancz announces major new Michael Moorcock publishing project Gollancz has announced a major two-year publishing project to release the entire science fiction and … Continue reading

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SF Gateway Friday Limerick II

Back by popular demand!  Well . . . all right . . . back because we’re bored and needed something to kill time on a Friday . . . the return of the SF Gateway Friday Limerick!   Let’s hear … Continue reading

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Greg Bear’s EON: A Review by Stephen Baxter

President of the BSFA and multi-award-winning author, Stephen Baxter, offers his thoughts on Greg Bear’s 1985 Big Dumb Object novel, Eon . . . In 2005, after the observation of a supernova-like burst of energy, an asteroid shows up in … Continue reading

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SF Gateway Author of the Week: Tim Powers

This week’s celebrated author is the extraordinary Tim Powers. Tim Powers is the winner of two World Fantasy Awards, two Philip K. Dick Awards, an International Horror Guild Award and a Mythopoeic Award, among many other wins and nominations. Many … Continue reading

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The Space Shuttle’s Last Journey

On Sunday 14th October, the space shuttle Endeavour made its final journey. Not to the International Space Station or the Hubble Space Telescope or even to low Earth orbit – this trip was through the streets of Los Angeles. Over the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Doris Lessing!

At the risk of sounding like a broken record, we need to thank our friends at The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, once again, for their excellent On This Day feature. Thanks to the magic of this sufficiently advanced technology, we … Continue reading

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SF Gateway Editors’ Choice: The Shadow of the Torturer

  The SF Gateway Editors’ Choice this week is The Shadow of the Torturer, the first volume of Gene Wolfe‘s extraordinary Book of the New Sun sequence. The Shadow of the Torturer won the World Fantasy Award in 1981 and the … Continue reading

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SF Gateway Author of the Week: Pat Cadigan

  Our Author of the Week this week is the wonderful Pat Cadigan.   Pat has twice won the prestigious Arthur C. Clarke Award: in 1992 for Synners, which has recently been republished in Gollancz‘s SF Masterworks list, and then again … Continue reading

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