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Editors’ Choice: Darwinia by Robert Charles Wilson

Nothing reminds me that we’re living in the future quite as much as writing a sentence like ‘I read Darwinia towards the end of last century’.  Sure, I know the 21st century is only a […]

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SF Gateway Author of the Week: James P. Blaylock

James P. Blaylock won the Philip K. Dick Award in 1987.  He has two World Fantasy Awards for short fiction and has been shortlisted for best novel five times. Along with fellow Californians, Tim Powers […]

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Happy Birthday, Robert E. Howard

Robert Ervin Howard was born 22nd January, 1906. Although a published writer for little more than a decade, his influence on the sword & sorcery genre is enormous. He was the creator of a bewildering […]

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Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes

I beg your pardon. Are you accusing us of a club-fisted David Bowie reference in a shameless attempt to attract traffic and move ourselves up the search results? We’ve never been so insulted in all […]

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Jack Vance on the Sofa

This week’s offering from excellent SF audio podcast StarShipSofa includes the first part of ‘The Moon Moth’ by Jack Vance. StarShipSofa productions are always professional and engaging and are an ideal opportunity to sample the […]

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SF Masterwork of the Week: Rogue Moon by Algis Budrys

Our SF Masterwork of the Week is Rogue Moon by Algis Budrys. We could introduce this classic of claustrophobic SF to you by telling you that noted critic Graham Sleight considers Rogue Moon to be […]

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SF Gateway Author of the Week: Arthur C. Clarke

Born December 16th, 1917, our Author of the Week, the late, great Sir Arthur C. Clarke would have been 95 last weekend. Sadly, Sir Arthur has been gone these last four years, but his legacy […]

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A Public Service Announcement for North American Readers

SF Gateway: Now with added list of US & Canadian rights goodness! We receive many emails, forum posts and tweets from readers (for which, by the way, thank you).  Some query the absence of certain […]

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On This Day (26 Years Apart)

Gully Foyle is my name And Terra is my nation. Deep space is my dwelling place, The stars my destination. Ninety-nine years ago, today, Alfred Bester was born. You might recognise the verse above from […]

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SF Gateway Author of the Week: Nicola Griffith

There’s an international symmetry about two of our spotlighted authors this week. Pat Cadigan, author of our Editors’ Choice, Patterns, was born in the  United States but now lives in London, and our latest SF […]

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SF Gateway Author of the Week: James Blish

For many years, in my early days as a science fiction reader, James Blish was known to me for one thing only: he was the writer of the Star Trek novelisations I went through a […]

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Remembering Robert Holdstock

It’s three years ago, today, that Robert Holdstock passed away. Some four months after the publication of what would be his final novel – fittingly, a Ryhope Wood tale – the fantasy genre lost one […]

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