Gateway Essentials: Elizabeth A. Lynn
Elizabeth A. Lynn was born in New York in 1946. She won two World Fantasy Awards in one year for her novel, Watchtower, and for the short story, ‘The Woman Who Loved the Moon’. She […]Read More
Happy Birthday to Garry Kilworth!
It’s a harsh but true fact that many of the authors we publish on the SF Gateway are no longer with us. That’s the nature of the beast when you publish classic SF that dates […]Read More
Masterworks Spotlight: The Shape of Things to Come
Our featured SF Masterwork is a prescient look at mankind’s future from the greatest science fiction writer of them all. When a diplomat dies in the 1930s, he leaves behind a book of ‘dream visions’ […]Read More
Happy Birthday, Dave Duncan!
Dave Duncan was born in Newport-on-Tay, Scotland on this day in 1933. He received his diploma from Dundee High School and got his college education at the University of Saint Andrews. He moved to Canada […]Read More
Gateway Essentials: Harry Turtledove
Harry Turtledove was born in Los Angeles in 1949, and has a PhD in Byzantine history. He has taught ancient and medieval history at a number of universities including UCLA, and has published a translation […]Read More
Gateway Essentials: Mark S. Geston
Mark S. Geston has degrees in history and law and is a practising attorney. His first novel, Lords of the Starship, was published in 1967 while he was still in college, but he has published […]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
Gateway Essentials: John W. Campbell, Jr
Born in Newark, New Jersey, on this day in 1910, John Wood Campbell, Jr studied physics at MIT and then Duke University. Campbell was a prolific early pulp writer – he made his first sale […]Read More
Ray Bradbury Five Years On
Hard to believe it’s been five years since the great Ray Bradbury passed away. We won’t attempt a retrospective; it would be foolish and arrogant to think we could put into context a seventy-year writing […]Read More
On This Day: John Glasby Died
John Stephen Glasby died on this day in 2011. Born in 1928, and a graduate from Nottingham University with an honours degree in Chemistry, he started his career as a research chemist for I.C.I. in […]Read More
On This Day: George R. Stewart
George Rippey Stewart was born in Pennsylvania on this day in 1895 and died in California in 1980. A Professor of English at the University of California, he published a number of novels, including two […]Read More
Gateway Essentials: Hal Clement
‘Hal Clement’ is the nom de plume under which Harry Clement Stubbs wrote science fiction (he used his full name for science articles, and painted as ‘George Richard’). Born in Massachusetts on this day in […]Read More