Gateway Essentials: Harlan Ellison

Harlan Ellison is a multiple Hugo and Nebula Award winning writer and editor. He wrote the script for the hugely popular Star Trek episode, ‘The City on the Edge of Forever’, the Nebula Award-winning novella, ‘A Boy and his Dog’, and many acclaimed stories including ‘Shatterday’ and ‘I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream’. His groundbreaking anthology Dangerous Visions was instrumental in defining the New Wave movement.  He was given the SFWA Grand Master Award in 2005.

For those looking to explore Ellison’s work, Dangerous Visions is the obvious place to start – not only is it an astonishing anthology in its own right, but it gives an insight into his extraordinary ability as an editor.

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Dangerous Visions is, though, a collection of other writers’ work, so to get a true flavour of harlan Ellison the writer, we suggest you check out his Gateway Essentials titles – always taking time out to marvel at his extraordinary story titles!

You can find these and more of Harlan Ellison’s work via his Author page on the SF Gateway website and read about him in his entry in The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction.