Tag Archives: Bob Shaw

On This Day: John Wyndham

John Wyndham Parkes Lucas Beynon Harris was born on this day in 1903 (or possibly 1902 – it’s a long story), and the world would never look at meteor showers or blonde-haired children in quite the same way again. Prior … Continue reading

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Gateway Essentials: Bob Shaw

Bob Shaw (1931-1996) Over the decades, many sf writers – from Asimov to Zelazny – have first made their reputation in the world of sf fandom and conventions.  Among all the UK writers who have followed this route, none has … Continue reading

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On This Day: Bob Shaw Died

On this day in 1996, the SF community lost one of its most popular personalities: Bob Shaw, one of the genre’s great wits and – these days, at least – most under-rated writers. That being the case, we thought it … Continue reading

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SF Gateway Author of the Month: Bob Shaw

April’s Author of the Month is the redoubtable Bob Shaw, one of SF’s great wits and – these days, at least – most under-rated writers. I first came across Bob Shaw‘s work in the pages of short-lived comic, Unknown Worlds … Continue reading

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SF Gateway: the BSFA Award-winners

With the 65th Eastercon just round the corner and with it the presentation of the BSFA Awards, we thought it appropriate to take a look over the history of the award and see how many of our titles have won … Continue reading

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Some SF Gateway Omnibuses You Might Have Missed

As mentioned earlier, it’s seasonal down-time for the elves that run the SF Gateway website and blog, and so our skeleton staff* would just like to highlight a few omnibuses you might have missed. Here’s a dozen fine books, wrapped … Continue reading

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SF Masterwork of the Week: RINGWORLD

As regular readers of the SF Gateway blog will know, our good friends at SFX have kindly agreed to allow us to republish those articles from their SFX Book Club that relate to our SF Masterworks and/or SF Gateway titles. … Continue reading

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SF Gateway Omnibus Schedule 2013

Following a deluge of requests** we have decided to publish the schedule of SF Gateway omnibuses up to the end of the year. So, without further ado . . . Available Now Frank Herbert – The Dragon in the Sea; … Continue reading

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Announcing the SF Gateway Omnibuses

Enter the SF Gateway . . . Towards the end of 2011, in conjunction with the celebration of fifty years of coherent, continuous science fiction and fantasy publishing, Gollancz launched the SF Gateway with a view to utilising the technology that … Continue reading

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SF Gateway Editors’ Choice

A little note about this week’s Editors’ Choice: I first encountered Bob Shaw‘s work via a short-lived comic – Unknown Worlds of Science Fiction. The stories were framed by a narrative device based on ‘slow glass’ – loosely adapted from … Continue reading

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