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Gateway Essentials: Leigh Kennedy

Leigh Kennedy was born in Denver, Colorado, in 1951. After gaining her degree in history, she lived in Austin, Texas, for five years, before emigrating to England in 1985. She has been writing constantly from her early years and has … Continue reading

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Gateway Essentials: John Crowley

John Crowley was born in 1942 and has worked in documentary films and TV since 1966. The Deep, his first SF novel, was published in 1975 and was followed by Beasts, Engine Summer and Great Work of Time. In his … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Ursula K. Le Guin!

One of modern literature’s greatest writers celebrates her birthday, today: one of the most lyrical, insightful, imaginative and important authors the SFF field has ever produced, a writer equally fêted by the literary establishment and the SFF community, a writer … Continue reading

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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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Gateway Essentials: Tanith Lee

Hey, Gateway! So far your Essentials posts have been all about the SF – how ’bout some Fantasy for a change? Your wish is our cooperation!  We present, for your reading pleasure, Britain’s very own Grand Master of Horror and … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Patricia A. McKillip and Tim Powers!

It seems oddly fitting that two of modern fantasy’s finest authors should have their birthdays on that Brigadoon of dates, the 29th February. Tim Powers and Patricia A. McKillip, boasting six World Fantasy Awards between them (for now!), today celebrate … Continue reading

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New Title Spotlight: Song for the Basilisk

Patricia A. McKillip has won the World Fantasy Award three times – twice for her extraordinary novels: The Forgotten Beasts of Eld and Ombria in Shadow – and once for Lifetime Achievement. She has also won the Mythopoeic Award three … 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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New Title: The Shadow of the Wolf

World Fantasy Award-winner Robert Holdstock is best known for his mastery of the wildwood – as exemplified in the Ryhope Wood sequence: Mythago Wood and its follow-ups – and his extraordinary merging of Greek and Arthurian mythologies, in The Merlin … Continue reading

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On This Day: Poul Anderson Died

On this day in the very science fictional year of 2001, Poul William Anderson died. A wonderful author, Anderson was equally at home with SF and Fantasy. Although much of his work falls unambiguously into the science fiction category – … Continue reading

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