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Gateway Essentials: Robert Holdstock

In a kinder, gentler world, Robert Holdstock would have been turning 68 today.  No doubt roast or barbecued lamb would have been on the menu, with an accompanying glass of red, or perhaps a fine ale. The cricket commentary might … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Pat Murphy!

Today is the birthday of Nebula, Philip K. Dick, Theodore Sturgeon and World Fantasy Award-winning author Pat Murphy! Probably best-known for her Nebula Award-winning The Falling Woman (available as a Fantasy Masterworks paperback and Gateway eBook), Pat Murphy is the … Continue reading

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Masterworks Spotlight: Elleander Morning

Jerry Yulsman (1924-1999) was a writer and photographer, who served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during the Second World War, earning a Distinguished Flying Cross. He returned to New York as a freelance photographer, chronicling the cultural rebellion and … Continue reading

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Neil Gaiman Recommends!

Over at One Grand Books, Neil Gaiman selects his top ten favourites – and we’re delighted to feature strongly! At Number 9, Neil chooses Roger Zelazny‘s Hugo-winning Lord of Light (which was the novel at the heart of an audacious … Continue reading

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Now in eBook: Grendel

Back in July, we published a Fantasy Masterworks edition of John Gardner’s Grendel – a brilliantly-executed retelling of Beowulf from the point of view of the monster, with a new introduction by Adam Roberts. Fantasy Masterworks paperback | Gateway eBook … Continue reading

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Masterworks Spotlight: Earthquake Weather

Our latest Masterworks Spotlight is the third book of the Fault Lines sequence from three-times World Fantasy Award-winner, the incomparable Tim Powers! Fantasy Masterworks paperback | Gateway eBook A young woman possessed by a ghost has slain the Fisher King … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, John Crowley!

Today SF Gateway wishes a very Happy Birthday to three-time World Fantasy Award-winner, John Crowley. John Crowley is the author of a hugely-acclaimed body of SF and Fantasy, including SF Masterworks The Deep and Engine Summer and Fantasy Masterworks Little, … Continue reading

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On This Day: Poul Anderson

Poul William Anderson was born on this day in Bristol, Pennsylvania, in 1926. Born of Scandinavian parents, he lived in Denmark briefly before the outbreak of the Second World War. He was a SFWA Grand Master, winner of seven Hugo … Continue reading

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ICYMI: From the Attic II: Pat Murphy

As we noted last month, we will be republishing noted critic and reviewer Kev McVeigh’s ‘From the Attic’ columns over the comiong weeks, to give new readers the opportunity to encounter his sage observations on some very important and all-too-often … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Michael Dirda!

Today is the birthday of editor, author, critic, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and friend of the Gateway, Michael Dirda. In a literary establishment too often eager to denigrate genre fiction, Michael Dirda stands out as a beacon of fair-mindedness and erudition. … Continue reading

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