Tag Archives: Frederik Pohl

On This Day: Ferderik Pohl

On this day in 1919,  author, editor, literary agent and fan Frederik Pohl was born in New York. Pohl was a member of the influential SF group The Futurians, along with such major SF figures as Isaac Asimov, James Blish, Damon … Continue reading

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SF Masterwork of the Week: The Space Merchants

Before it was an online emporium of all things classic in the realm of SF – books, digests, film posters, etc – The Space Merchants was (and still is!) a hugely acclaimed science fictional classic, ruthlessly dissecting the run-amok consumerism … 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 Masterwork of the Week: Jem

A cynical and compelling tale of politics, exploitation and colonisation on another planet from the Hugo and Nebula-winning Grand Master, Frederik Pohl. The discovery of another habitable world might spell salvation to the three bitterly competing power blocs of the … Continue reading

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The Space Merchants (No, Not Those Ones)

It may be redundant to say this, but we love classic SF. I know! Who saw that coming?! The thing is, we don’t just love it because we publish lots of it – in fact, it’s the opposite: we publish … Continue reading

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SF Masterwork of the Week: Gateway

It seems fitting, following the death of the great Frederik Pohl, that his best-known novel, Gateway, is our new SF Masterwork of the Week. As winner of the Hugo, Nebula and John W. Campbell Memorial Awards, among others, it is … Continue reading

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Frederik Pohl (1919-2013)

All of us at Gollancz and SF Gateway are saddened to learn of the death yesterday of Frederik Pohl: author, editor, literary agent and fan. Pohl was a member of the influential SF group The Futurians, along with such major … Continue reading

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