On This Day: Doctor John Dee
We find ourselves in conflicted times – Manichean days, where battle lines are routinely drawn and in all walks of life, it seems, we must choose: are you with us, or agin us? Are you […]Read More
Gateway Essentials: Douglas Hill
Douglas Arthur Hill was a Canadian science fiction author, editor and reviewer. Born in Brandon, Manitoba, in 1935, the son of a railroad engineer, he was raised in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. He studied English at […]Read More
Gateway Essentials: Barrington J. Bayley
It being the case that Barrington J. Bayley passed away on this day in 2008, we thought that that we’d do our bit to keep his memory alive by presenting his Gateway Essentials titles. It […]Read More
Happy Birthday, Rachel Pollack!
Today, Gateway wishes a very happy to birthday to SF writer, comic book writer and expert on divinatory tarot, Rachel Pollack, born in Brooklyn in 1945. Highly regarded for her influence on the women’s spirituality […]Read More
On This Day: Barrington J Bayley Died
Thanks (once again) to the wonders of The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction‘s excellent On This Day function, we can tell you that Barrington J. Bayley passed away on this day in 2008. It may be […]Read More
The eagle-eyed among you have probably noticed that our four Home Page spotlights are unchanged from last week. This is because, we feel that a week is just too little time to express our huge […]Read More
December New Releases: We’ve Got ELRIC! and HEINLEIN! And LEIBOWITZ!
Truly, the Lords of Chaos and Order do battle upon the spheres of SF Gateway, ever shifting the balance this way and then that. Or, as some would have it: there’s good news and bad […]Read More
Gollancz Editors’ Favourite Masterworks: Marcus
As we move into the festive period and its seasonal agony of indecision over what gifts to give our loved ones, we thought we’d offer to help by inviting the Gollancz editorial team to tell […]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
Happy Birthday, Norman Spinrad!
Today we wish a very Happy Birthday to one of SF’s most original and uncompromising voices, a stalwart of the New Wave and the man whose best-known novel, Bug Jack Barron, led to Michael Moorcock‘s […]Read More
Fantasy Masterwork of the Week: The Broken Sword
So what book would prompt no less a figure than the legendary Michael Moorcock to say ‘It has a wonderful, wild, manic originality, a driving story and a genuine feel of the grim realities informing […]Read More
SF Gateway & Gollancz: the British Fantasy Award-Winners
Well, we certainly do seem to be getting through the awards calendar, don’t we? No sooner do we bid farewell to the Hugos for another year than the British Fantasy Awards begin to loom large […]Read More