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Brian Aldiss 1925 – 2017

Last Friday we posted an appreciation of Brian Aldiss on the day of his 92nd birthday. Yesterday we learned that he had died the very next day.  All at Gollancz and SF Gateway are saddened by his passing, and our … Continue reading

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Walking in a Winter-of-the-World Wonderland

Some time ago, news reached us, here at Gateway Towers*, of an imminent roleplaying game based on Michael Scott Rohan’s epic The Winter of the World series. Well, we are delighted to say that Michael Scott Rohan’s Winter of the … Continue reading

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On This Day: Margaret St Clair

On this day, twenty-one years ago, Margaret St Clair died. Her science fiction career began with ‘Rocket to Limbo’for Fantastic Adventures in November 1946, and she became a prolific writer of short fiction during the next decade and a half … Continue reading

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Gollancz Welcomes William Gibson!

Not, strictly speaking, SF Gateway news, but exciting enough for us to want to crow about it here: Gollancz has secured the rights to William Gibson‘s Cyberpunk classic, Neuromancer, as well as follow-ups Count Zero and Mona Lisa Overdrive, and … Continue reading

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Welcoming John Wyndham to the Masterworks

John Wyndham Parkes Lucas Beynon Harris was born on this day in 1903, in Knowle, Warwickshire.  Although he published work under the pen names John Beynon Harris, John Beynon, Wyndham Parkes, Lucas Parkes and Johnson Harris, he was, of course, … Continue reading

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Author Spotlight: Tanith Lee

A pall was cast over last week with the news that Tanith Lee had passed away. An extraordinary writer, in terms of  both the breadth and quality of her work, Tanith Lee was a World and British Fantasy Award-winner, a … Continue reading

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Gollancz’s Malcolm Edwards

News was recently released to the book trade concerning upcoming changes to Gollancz. From the official press release: MALCOLM EDWARDS APPOINTED CHAIRMAN OF GOLLANCZ AND CONSULTANT PUBLISHER OF ORION David Young, CEO of The Orion Publishing Group announces today that … Continue reading

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Marion Zimmer Bradley Titles

The estate of author Marion Zimmer Bradley has decided not to renew our licence to publish her titles – which include The Mists of Avalon and the Darkover series – which expired on April 26th, 2015. Therefore, effective immediately, Marion … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Gateway, Jack McDevitt!

Continuing our series of spotlights on authors who have joined us following our recent integration of classic SFF titles from across the Hachette Group of publishers, Gateway is delighted to welcome the Nebula Award-winning author of The Engines of God … Continue reading

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Gateway & Gollancz Announce Ursula K. Le Guin Deal

We are thrilled to announce a far-reaching new publishing project for Ursula K. Le Guin. We have acquired UK and Commonwealth Rights to five significant novels, two short story collections, a volume of selected non-fiction, as well as eBook rights … Continue reading

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