Gateway Essentials: Pamela Sargent

5 August 2016

What’s that? You want an introduction to one more author before the weekend?  Yeah, we can do that.

Pamela Sargent was born in New York and attended the State University of New York at Binghamton, attaining a master’s degree in philosophy. Sargent is regarded as one of science fiction’s most important feminist writers and is an editor of some note. She has edited a number of acclaimed anthologies, notably the ‘Women of Wonder’ series,  celebrating the contribution of women writers to the SF field. She has been nominated for or won the Hugo, Nebula, Tiptree and Sturgeon Awards.

Those looking for a place to start would be well advised to read her gripping genetics novel Cloned Lives or the post-apocalyptic The Shore of Women:

And you can find more of Pamela Sargent’s books via her Author page on the Gateway website, and read more about her in her entry in The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction.

About Darren Nash

I'm Digital Publisher at Gollancz, responsible for the SF Gateway and SF Masterworks. Digitally, I can be found here, on Twitter at @SFGateway (officially) and @thenashmeister (unofficially). In meat space, I operate from a secret base inside a dormant volcano, on a remote pacific island that - mysteriously - doesn't appear on any official maps. Possibly. View all posts by Darren Nash → This entry was posted in Authors, Essentials and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.