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Happy Birthday, Christopher Priest!

Can it really be just a year ago that we were wishing a happy birthday to one of Britain’s great post-war novelists – in any genre – the one and only Christopher Priest? Er . . . actually, yes. That’s … Continue reading

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Reposting: Pavane

Follwing on from yesterday’s post about Keith Roberts, we thought we’d re-acquiant you with his finest novel: the SF Masterwork acknowledged as one of the earliest and finest alternate histories ever written: Pavane. And who better to take us on … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Christopher Priest!

Today, we wish a very Happy Birthday to one of Britain’s great post-war novelists – in any genre – the one and only Christopher Priest. You don’t need us to tell you that Christopher Priest is a multi-award-winning author, with … Continue reading

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Title Spotlight: Fugue for a Darkening Island

Gateway is proud to spotlight Christopher Priest’s prescient novel of global migration and disaster: Fugue for a Darkening Island . . . As Europe looks for ways to deal with the humanitarian crisis of Syria’s misplaced population and the influx … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Christopher Priest!

A very Happy Birthday to Christopher Priest, who celebrates his 72nd birthday, today! What can we say about Christopher Priest that would be new?  That he is an utterly extraordinary writer? That he effortlessly straddles the worlds of SF and … Continue reading

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SF Gateway & Gollancz: the World Fantasy Award Winners

So far this year, we’ve looked at how Gollancz and SF Gateway have fared in the Hugo, Nebula, Arthur C. Clarke, BSFA, John W. Campbell Memorial and British Fantasy Awards. Now, as we move towards the year’s end, it’s time to … Continue reading

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SF Masterwork of the Week: Pavane

Our SF Masterwork of the week is acknowledged as one of the earliest and still one of the finest alternate histories ever written. And who better to take us on a guided tour of this very different Britain than a … Continue reading

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SF Gateway: the Arthur C. Clarke Award-winners

A few weeks ago, we highlighted our success over the lifetime of the BSFA Awards, with SF Gateway and Gollancz combined having a staggering 33 of the 43 winners to date. We’re hoping that will go up to 34 out … 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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SF Masterwork of the Week: The Prestige

Our current SF Masterwork of the Week is Christopher Priest‘s World Fantasy Award-winning The Prestige. Now, we could go on about what an extraordinary writer Christopher Priest is – how he effortlessly straddles the worlds of SF and literary fiction … Continue reading

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