Masterworks Spotlight: Grendel by John Gardner
Our latest Masterworks spotlight is a brilliantly-executed retelling of Beowulf from the point of view of the monster, Grendel, with a new introduction by Adam Roberts. Fantasy Masterworks paperback | Gateway eBook When Grendel […]Read More
Gateway Essentials: Donald Moffitt
Donald Moffitt was born in Boston on this day in 1931. A former public relations executive, industrial filmmaker, and ghostwriter, he wrote fiction on and off for more than twenty years under his own name […]Read More
Gateway Essentials: Marta Randall
Marta Randall was born in 1948 in Mexico City, and moved to the USA as an infant. She is the author of seven novels and numerous shorter works. She also edited New Dimensions 11 and […]Read More
Happy Birthday to Paul Cornell!
Some of you might know him from his comics, including Saucer Country and Demon Knights, and arcs on Wolverine and Captain Britain. Others might know him from his books, such as British Summertime, London Falling […]Read More
Happy Birthday, Christopher Priest!
Can it really be just a year ago that we were wishing a happy birthday to one of Britain’s great post-war novelists – in any genre – the one and only Christopher Priest? Er . […]Read More
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: Brian Lumley
Born in County Durham in 1937, Brian Lumley joined the British Army’s Royal Military Police where he served in many of the Cold War hotspots, including Berlin and Cyprus in partition days. After reaching the […]Read More
Gateway Essentials: Henry Kuttner
Henry Kuttner was born in Los Angeles, in 1915. As a young man he worked for the literary agency of his uncle, Laurence D’Orsay, before selling his first story, ‘The Graveyard Rats’, to Weird Tales […]Read More
On This Day: John Wyndham
John Wyndham Parkes Lucas Beynon Harris was born on this day in 1903 (or possibly 1902 – it’s a long story), and the world would never look at meteor showers or blonde-haired children in quite […]Read More
Into the Unknown: A Reading Guide
We hope you all know about the Barbican’s new Science Fiction exhibition, Into the Unknown? It’s an excellent journey charting the history SF through its art, design, film and literature – and, needless to say, many […]Read More
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