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Commentary

SF Masterwork of the Week: The Forever War

Joe Haldeman’s The Forever War won the Hugo and Nebula Awards when it was first published – and deservedly so. Greatly influenced by the author’s time in Vietnam, it is in many ways a scathing […]

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SF Gateway Author of the Week: Pamela Sargent

  November’s first Author of the Week is the multi-talented, Pamela Sargent. An important voice in feminist SF, Pamela Sargent came to prominence as an editor with the ‘Women of Wonder’ SF anthologies, beginning in […]

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Robert Silverberg’s Reflections

SF Gateway is delighted to announce a new regular feature by one of the all-time greats of science fiction: a multi-award-winning SFWA Grandmaster of whom Isaac Asimov once said ‘Where Silverberg goes today, the rest of science […]

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A Gateway Hollowe’en Read

Oooooh . . . Hallowe’en . . . A time for vampires and werewolves and ghosts and monsters . . . oooooh . . . Except, not really. I mean, not if you want to […]

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The Space Shuttle’s Last Journey

On Sunday 14th October, the space shuttle Endeavour made its final journey. Not to the International Space Station or the Hubble Space Telescope or even to low Earth orbit – this trip was through the streets […]

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Happy Birthday, Doris Lessing!

At the risk of sounding like a broken record, we need to thank our friends at The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, once again, for their excellent On This Day feature. Thanks to the magic of […]

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SF Gateway Editors’ Choice: The Shadow of the Torturer

  The SF Gateway Editors’ Choice this week is The Shadow of the Torturer, the first volume of Gene Wolfe‘s extraordinary Book of the New Sun sequence. The Shadow of the Torturer won the World Fantasy […]

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Joe Abercrombie on Fritz Leiber

So, you may have noticed a certain amount of Joe Abercrombie-ish activity over at our sister imprint, Gollancz. Quite understandable given that Joe’s destined-to-be-bestselling new novel, Red Country is published tomorrow.  But while our colleagues […]

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Science Fiction: Rumours of its Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

About a month ago, eminent critic and former Arthur C. Clarke Award administrator, Paul Kincaid, wrote this review of various ‘Year’s Best SF’ collections in the Los Angeles Times. It’s fair to say he provoked […]

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SF Gateway Friday Limerick

As it’s Friday, the weekend is beckoning and the sun is even shining (at least it is at Gollancz Towers), we thought it was time to have a little fun. And what’s more fun than […]

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Death Watch And The Continuous Katherine Mortenhoe

  The 1980 film, Death Watch, directed by Bertrand Tavernier and starring, among others, a young Harvey Keitel,  was re-released in the UK in June this year, in a digitally restored print.  The re-release garnered many positive […]

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