Tag Archives: Connie Willis

From the Attic VII: Vonda N. McIntyre

In the Nebula-winning novella “Of Mist, and Grass, and Sand” a healer, Snake, uses three specially bred snakes to inject medicines to the sick.  Whilst saving the life of a young boy one of her snakes is killed by his … Continue reading

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SF Gateway: the Hugo Winners

Following our posts celebrating Gollancz and SF Gateway’s BSFA, Arthur C. Clarke and Nebula Award-winning novels . . . it’s the Hugo Awards!  And we’re delighted to say we have a very creditable 30 out of 62 winners, including the … Continue reading

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SF Gateway: the Nebula Winners

We’ve looked at the BSFA and Arthur C. Clarke Awards for best novel and now, with the Nebula Weekend fast approaching (May 15-18), we thought we’d look at the best novel prize awarded each year by The Science Fiction and … Continue reading

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SF Gateway Omnibus of the Week: Connie Willis

From the vaults of the SF Gateway, the most comprehensive digital library of classic SFF titles ever assembled, comes an ideal introduction to the fantastic work of SFWA Grand Master and multiple award-winner, Connie Willis, one of the field’s most … Continue reading

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From the Attic III: Connie Willis

The novels of Connie Willis are popular enough that maybe I don’t need to tell you about them, but how about her short fiction?  Time Is The Fire is the first UK collection of Willis’ shorter fiction and features ten … Continue reading

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From the Attic: An Introduction

Perhaps it is the position of science fiction on the periphery of mainstream fiction that makes it so open to borrowing from elsewhere, from physics and fairy tales, from philosophy, folklore and myth.  And perhaps it is the position of … Continue reading

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August New Releases

August is a bumper month for SF Gateway! Whatever that means. We’re appending ourselves to the front and rear of automobiles? Jimmy Anderson, James Pattinson and Dale Steyn are all lining up to bowl short at us? We don’t know. … Continue reading

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SF Masterwork of the Week: Time is the Fire

OK, people, let’s keep this one nice and simple. By the numbers: 10 stories . . . 8 Hugo Awards . . . 5 Nebula Awards . . . 1 indispensable collection. Time is the Fire: The Best of Connie … Continue reading

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SF Gateway Author of the Month: Connie Willis

About a month ago, the Gollancz editorial team was privileged to sit down to lunch with a visiting American author. This author is pretty much a giant in the field, having dominated the Hugo and Nebula ballots and the Locus … Continue reading

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SF Masterwork of the Week: To Say Nothing of the Dog

Our current SF Masterwork of the Week is Connie Willis‘s 1998 time-travel comedy-cum-mystery novel To Say Nothing of the Dog. Ned Henry is a time-travelling historian who specialises in the mid-20th century – currently engaged in researching the bombed-out Coventry … Continue reading

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