When I’m 64: The Hugo Awards
According to the inexhaustible fount of knowledge that is The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, the venerable Hugo Awards were first presented sixty-four years ago, today, at at Philcon II (the second Philadelphia Worldcon). The Guest […]Read More
Happy Birthday, Joe Haldeman!
Only five authors have won both the Hugo and Nebula Awards for the same novel, on two separate occasions: Orson Scott Card, Arthur C. Clarke, Ursula K. Le Guin (who was the first to achiev […]Read More
Title Spotlight: Dreaming In Smoke
We thought we’d take the opportunity to celebrate the presence of Tricia Sullivan’s awesome Occupy Me on the 2017 Arthur C. Clarke Award shortlist, by reminding you that this is not Tricia’s first rodeo! She […]Read More
Ursula K. Le Guin: the Masterworks
If you were to draw a Venn diagram of Science Fiction & Fantasy authors** whose brilliance is acknowledged by critics and readers within the SF field and by critics and readers within the Literary community, […]Read More
Celebrating Ursula K. Le Guin
We are, over the next few weeks, going to be celebrating the great Ursula K. Le Guin. Why? Well, why not? She is a giant of modern literature – both within genre and without – […]Read More
We Support Galactic Journey for the Hugo!
Ever since we became aware of it in the middle of 2015, Gateway has been a big fan of the Galactic Journey site, wherein the SF digest magazines of 55 years in the past are […]Read More
From the Archives: Pat Cadigan’s FOOLS: A Review by Paul McAuley
Arthur C. Clarke Award-winner, Paul McAuley, in addition to being one of SF’s finest writers, is also an astute judge of a good book. Here, he reviews fellow-Arthur C. Clarke Award-winner Pat Cadigan‘s Fools, which […]Read More
Happy Birthday to the Hugo Awards!
According to the inexhaustible fount of knowledge that is The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, the first Hugo Awards were presented sixty-three years ago, today, at at Philcon II (the second Philadelphia Worldcon). The Guest of […]Read More
ICYMI: From the Attic VI: The 2014 Nebula Award for Best Novel
As previously noted, we will be republishing noted critic and reviewer Kev McVeigh’s ‘From the Attic’ columns over the coming weeks, to give new readers the opportunity to encounter his sage observations on some very […]Read More
Ursula K. Le Guin’s Acceptance Speech is Wonderful and Heartfelt
Readers of this blog should need no introduction to Ursula K. Le Guin. Nor should they need us to tell them how important she is to modern literature – both within genre and without. They […]Read More
SF Gateway & Gollancz: the World Fantasy Award Winners
So far this year, we’ve looked at how Gollancz and SF Gateway have fared in the Hugo, Nebula, Arthur C. Clarke, BSFA, John W. Campbell Memorial and British Fantasy Awards. Now, as we move towards the […]Read More
Fantasy Masterworks: the List So Far . . .
As we approach the 2014 World Fantasy Convention, held this year in Washington D.C., we thought it might be a good time to bring you all up-to-date with the re-launched Fantasy Masterworks series. Et voila! […]Read More