Michael Bishop

Happy Birthday, Michael Bishop!

Celebrating his Biblical three-score-and-ten, today, is Michael Lawson Bishop, born in Lincoln, Nebraska, on 12th November 1945. A published author for forty-five years, since his story ‘Piñon Fall’ appeared in the  October 1970 issue of […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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SF Masterwork of the Week: Transfigurations

As we mentioned last week, when wishing Michael Bishop a happy birthday, we added his BSFA Award-shortlisted novel Transfigurations to the SF Masterworks list this month. A fascinating and compelling novel of alien life by […]

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Happy Birthday, Michael Bishop

Part and parcel of working on a site dedicated to classic SF is the sad but inevitable truth that many of our authors – among them some of the giants of 20th century science fiction […]

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SF Masterwork of the Week: No Enemy But Time

Our latest SF Masterwork of the Week is Michael Bishop’s 1983 Nebula Award-winning novel, No Enemy But Time, described by BSFA Award-winner Alastair Reynolds as ‘one of the great time travel novels, and simply one […]

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August New Releases

August is a bumper month for SF Gateway! Whatever that means. We’re appending ourselves to the front and rear of automobiles? Jimmy Anderson, James Pattinson and Dale Steyn are all lining up to bowl short […]

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