Monthly Archives: May 2013

Published Today!

We’re trying out a new idea on the SF Gateway blog: a list of recently published titles. It should be stressed that this is just a list – it’s not hyperlinked because that would have to be done manually and, … Continue reading

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Jack Vance (1916 – 2013)

SF Gateway was saddened to learn of the recent death of Jack Vance. A published writer since 1945, he was responsible for some of modern SF’s most enduring tropes, from the ‘Big Planet’ space opera setting to the ‘Dying Earth‘ … Continue reading

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SF Masterwork of the Week: The Demolished Man

> So. Cyberpunk. That’s a subgenre of science fiction, isn’t it? Why, yes it is. > Full of computers and film noir atmosphere and human-technology interfaces and stuff? That’s the one. > And it was born in the 1980s, wasn’t … Continue reading

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Post-Server Maintenance Housekeeping Points

The SF Gateway and Encyclopedia of Science Fiction sites are back live, now, after being offline on Saturday for essential server maintenance. All systems are go: wheels oiled, cogs aligned and bolts tightened. We have also updated the complete list … Continue reading

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LAST REMINDER: SFGATEWAY.COM OFFLINE TOMORROW

A final reminder: owing to essential server maintenance, the SF Gateway website will be offline for most of tomorrow, Saturday 25th May. Maintenance will begin at 8:00am British Summer Time and the site is not expected to return until approximately … Continue reading

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Michael Moorcock Suggested Reading List

SF Gateway Editorial Note: the following article was originally posted on the Gollancz blog and refers primarily to the print editions of the Michael Moorcock Collection. Unfortunately, the eBooks have proven to be more complicated than expected and will take … Continue reading

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This Ain’t Rock’n’ Roll . . .

. . . this is SCIENCE FICTION! OK, so that sounded better when David Bowie did it, but bear with us; we have a point. (No, really) The awesome (and two-time Arthur C. Clarke Award-winner – did we mention she’s … Continue reading

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SF Masterwork of the Week: Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang

Winner of the Hugo Award for best novel The Sumner family can read the signs: the droughts and floods, the blighted crops, the shortages, the rampant diseases and plagues, and, above all, the increasing sterility all point to one thing. … Continue reading

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SCHEDULED DOWNTIME: TAKE TWO!

I know we’ve announced this before, but . . . Owing to essential server maintenance, the SF Gateway website (including this blog) will be offline for most of Saturday 25th May. Maintenance will begin at 8:00am British Summer Time and … Continue reading

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Dave Duncan Honoured by SFC

As noted at the website of his excellent US publisher, E-Reads, we’re delighted to share the news that Dave Duncan has been elected a lifetime member of SFCanada, Canada’s National Association of Speculative Fiction Professionals. SF Gateway publishes some thirty … Continue reading

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