Gateway Essentials: Greg Bear
It could be argued that, if you are the recipient of five Nebula Awards, and two Hugos, and have been nominated for, or won, SF awards a staggering eighty-seven times, that all of your works […]Read More
From the Archives: Greg Bear’s EON: A Review by Stephen Baxter
President of the BSFA and multi-award-winning author, Stephen Baxter, offers his thoughts on Greg Bear’s 1985 Big Dumb Object novel, Eon . . . In 2005, after the observation of a supernova-like burst of energy, […]Read More
Gateway Essentials: Poul Anderson
Poul William Anderson was born ninety years ago, today, in Bristol, Pennsylvania, so it seems an appropriate time to give his work the ‘Essentials treatment’ . . . Born of Scandinavian parents, Anderson lived in […]Read More
Gateway Essentials: George Zebrowski
Continuing our efforts to provide entry point books for our many hundreds of authors, here’s an introduction to George Zebrowski . . . George Zebrowski’s nearly forty books include novels, short fiction collections, anthologies, and […]Read More
Announcing: The Gateway Essentials!
You’ll have seen some new cover styles popping up wherever you buy your eBooks and you might have wondered what, if anything, they meant? We’re glad you asked! This week, we launch a new initiative […]Read More
The Martian: What to Read Next
So you’ve just read or seen The Martian and you’re now having Red Planet withrawal symptoms? Can’t go another day without more Marsie goodness? Fear not! The Gateway doctor is in, and do we have […]Read More
Happy Birthday, Greg Bear!
Multiple Hugo and Nebula award-winning author Greg Bear turns 64 today. The author of such seminal Big Dumb Object novels as The Forge of God and Eon, bio-thriller Blood Music, claustrophobic space adventure Hull Zero […]Read More
SF Masterwork of the Week: Blood Music
This week’s SF Masterwork of the Week, Greg Bear’s Blood Music is, among many other things, one of the earliest – and still one of the finest – exemplars of biopunk. To introduce you to this […]Read More
SF Gateway: the Nebula Winners
We’ve looked at the BSFA and Arthur C. Clarke Awards for best novel and now, with the Nebula Weekend fast approaching (May 15-18), we thought we’d look at the best novel prize awarded each year […]Read More
Readers Choice Winner for November
The Readers’ Choice submissions for November were a fascinating cross-section of SF & fantasy. From the always-excellent Pat Cadigan we had R. A. MacAvoy‘s Tea with the Black Dragon – shortlisted for the Hugo, Nebula, […]Read More
Happy Birthday, Greg Bear!
Multiple Hugo and Nebula award-winning author Greg Bear turns 62 today. The author of such seminal Big Dumb Object novels as The Forge of God and Eon, bio-thriller Blood Music, claustrophobic space adventure Hull Zero […]Read More
SF Masterwork of the Week: EON
Greg Bear is a master of the high concept SF novel. Although he won the first of many awards with the eerily transcendental novella ‘Blood Music’ and recent years have seen him segue into near-future […]Read More