Monthly Archives: February 2016

Happy Birthday, Patricia A. McKillip and Tim Powers!

It seems oddly fitting that two of modern fantasy’s finest authors should have their birthdays on that Brigadoon of dates, the 29th February. Tim Powers and Patricia A. McKillip, boasting six World Fantasy Awards between them (for now!), today celebrate … Continue reading

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On This Day: Theodore Sturgeon

Theodore Sturgeon was born Edward Hamilton Waldo on this day in 1918. Sturgeon was not, in fact, a pseudonym; his name was legally changed after his parents’ divorce. Sturgeon was an American science fiction and horror writer and critic and … Continue reading

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Vintage Cover Lucky Dip!

Happy Wednesday, everyone! Once again we’re diving into the Magical Mystery Box of Magnificence! Today’s lucky dip features are titles by the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning Gordon R. Dickson and the fantastically talented Keith Laumer (coming to the SF Gateway … Continue reading

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On This Day: Joanna Russ

Joanna Russ, radical feminist author and scholar, was born on this day in 1937. An entertaining and challenging novelist, Russ began her writing career in the 1950s, although her feminist concerns only really emerged through her work with the publication … Continue reading

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Six Novels That Will Take You Beyond The Event Horizon!

Last Thursday the world awoke to the exciting announcement that Gravitational Waves had been detected for the very first time, essentially proving Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity. Gravitational Waves are ripples in the fabric of space and time, and are … Continue reading

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From Pringles to Satellites

Although science fiction authors are known for their wildly creative stories that include things we’ve all wanted to experience in the here-and-now – instantaneous travel, am I right? – a few of them have invented things that we already use … Continue reading

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Sheri S. Tepper’s Marianne Trilogy, Reviewed

Today we bring you a review of Sheri S. Tepper’s Marianne trilogy!   Marianne, the Magus, and the Manticore If you enjoy Kristen Britain’s Green Rider series, you are bound to be captivated by the tale of Marianne Zahmani (originally … Continue reading

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ICYMI: On the Blog This Week

In case you missed it, here are some of the highlights from the SF Gateway blog this week!   Heinlein’s Double Star & Rocketship Galileo, Reviewed – This post does what it says on the tin! A review of two … Continue reading

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Gollancz signs up sequel to The War of the Worlds from Stephen Baxter

Today we being you an exciting announcement from our sister imprint, Gollancz.   Gollancz is delighted to announce the acquisition of World rights to The Massacre of Mankind. Gollancz Commissioning Editor, Marcus Gipps, bought world rights from Chris Schelling of Selectric … Continue reading

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New Title Spotlight: Return to Eddarta

The Return to Eddarta is the sixth novel in the Gandalara Cycle from Randall Garrett and Vicki Ann Heydron. If you’ve yet to start this brilliant epic about Earth’s distant past, it begins with The Steel of Raithskar.     … Continue reading

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