Monthly Archives: October 2016

Gateway Essentials: Sheri S. Tepper

In our moments of peak efficiency, we have content for the Gateway website and blog scheduled weeks in advance – occasionally, months. Mostly, that’s a good thing, enabling us to see what we’re doing over a sustained period and help … Continue reading

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SF Masterworks Spotlight: Starship Troopers

Have you enjoyed James Cameron‘s Aliens? Did you love the reboot of Battlestar Galactica?  Do you have a soft spot for anime series Mobile Suit Gundam? Are you a fan of John Scalzi‘s Old Man’s War series or Harry Harrison‘s … Continue reading

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Gateway Essentials: Philip Wylie

Philip Wylie is one of science fiction’s best-kept secrets. Not many, today, are aware that he even existed, much less the extraordinary influence he has had on popular culture. Wylie is probably best known for his 1933 novel When Worlds … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal: Neuromancer!

Back in the winter of 2015, when the world was a gentler, simpler place, we announced the return of William Gibson’s Neuromancer to its original UK publisher – indeed, to its original UK editor! Gollancz, an imprint of the Orion … Continue reading

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RIP Sheri S. Tepper

We were saddened yesterday to learn of the death of Sheri S. Tepper. Born in 1929, her career followed an unusual path; after publishing several SF poems including ‘Lullaby, 1990’ in Galaxy in 1963, she published nothing else until the … Continue reading

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Gateway Essentials: George Zebrowski

Continuing our efforts to provide entry point books for our many hundreds of authors, here’s an introduction to George Zebrowski . . . George Zebrowski’s nearly forty books include novels, short fiction collections, anthologies, and a book of essays. Greg … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Ursula K. Le Guin!

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 fêted by the literary establishment and the SFF community, a writer … Continue reading

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Gateway Essentials: C L Moore

‘A true pioneer’ Asimov’s Science Fiction ‘Helped revamp the formulae of space opera and heroic fantasy’ The Encyclopedia of Fantasy ‘A pure romantic whose science fantasies remain some of the most vivid and engaging of their kind. Jirel is arguably … Continue reading

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Real Life Scientists’ Favourite Science Fiction

It is almost a trope of the genre that SF writers must spend part of every interview defending the ‘predictions’ SF has got wrong by pointing out (again and again and again …) that SF writers are not in the … Continue reading

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Robert Silverberg’s Reflections: October 2016

    ‘Where Silverberg goes today, the rest of science fiction will follow tomorrow’ Isaac Asimov   Reflections is a regular column by multi-award-winning SFWA Grandmaster Robert Silverberg, in which he will offer his thoughts on science fiction, literature and … Continue reading

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