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Happy Birthday, Robert Silverberg!

Today is Robert Silverberg‘s birthday. He enters his ninth decade on this Earth, over sixty years since his first professional publication. In the unlikely event that any of you are asking ‘who’s Robert Silverberg?’, let […]

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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 […]

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Masterworks Spotlight: Nova

A stunning space opera from the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning Grand Master, Samuel R. Delany. The balance of galactic power in the 31st century revolves around Illyrion, the most precious energy source in the universe. […]

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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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Masterworks Spotlight: The Wind’s Twelve Quarters & The Compass Rose

As part of our comprehensive re-publication of the genre works of Ursula K. Le Guin, we are delighted to present an SF Masterworks edition of two of her finest collections. Grand Master Ursula K. Le […]

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On This Day: Clifford Simak

Through the magic of The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction‘s indispensible On The Day function, we can see that  Clifford D. Simak, was born on this day in 1904. A regular contributor to Astounding Science Fiction […]

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Masterworks Spotlight: LIfe During Wartime

Our current Masterworks Spotlight is Lucius Shepard’s acclaimed novel of near-future warfare, Life During Wartime, based on his Nebula Award-winning novella, ‘R&R’. SF Masterworks paperback | Gateway eBook In the jungles of Guatemala, David Mingolla […]

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We Are Full of Shame: We Missed Robert Silverberg’s Birthday

Although there are mitigating circumstances – the end of 2014 saw illness rampaging through Gateway Towers like the proverbial bull in the (now that we stop to think about it, extremely unlikely) china shop, and […]

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Author of the Month: Joe Haldeman

Only a handful of writers have won both the Hugo and Nebula Awards for the same novel, twice. October’s Author of the Month is one of those writers, winning the 1976 Hugo and Nebula Awards for The […]

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From the Archives: In Praise of . . . the Locus Guide to Science Fiction Awards

You’ve probably noticed that we’ve published a lot of books over the year-and-a-half SF Gateway has been live. We’ve certainly noticed it – you don’t publish 1,800 books by more than 150 authors without becoming […]

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SF Masterwork of the Week: The Book of Skulls

Continuing our Author of the Month-ish celebration of all things Robert Silverberg – we hope you heard him speak at LonCon, the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention – our current SF Masterwork of the Week is […]

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SF Masterwork of the Week: Doomsday Book

Connie Willis has accumulated an extraordinary 11 Hugo and 7 Nebula Awards during her glittering career. She has twice won the Hugo and Nebula with the same book – in 2010 with Blackout/All Clear, and […]

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