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Science Fiction: Rumours of its Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

About a month ago, eminent critic and former Arthur C. Clarke Award administrator, Paul Kincaid, wrote this review of various ‘Year’s Best SF’ collections in the Los Angeles Times. It’s fair to say he provoked […]

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On This Day: E. C. Tubb (1919 – 2010)

Another gem of SF did-you-know, courtesy of our friends at the Hugo Award-winning Encyclopedia of Science Fiction: on this day, in 1919, Edwin Charles Tubb was born. Author of over 100 novels, including the 33-volume […]

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SF Gateway Friday Limerick

As it’s Friday, the weekend is beckoning and the sun is even shining (at least it is at Gollancz Towers), we thought it was time to have a little fun. And what’s more fun than […]

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New SF Masterworks in Print and Digital

Today is publication day for two new SF Masterworks: Frankenstein and The Continuous Katherine Mortenhoe.   Widely regarded as the first true work of science fiction, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s 1818 classic, Frankenstein: Or, the Modern Prometheus, […]

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Death Watch And The Continuous Katherine Mortenhoe

  The 1980 film, Death Watch, directed by Bertrand Tavernier and starring, among others, a young Harvey Keitel,  was re-released in the UK in June this year, in a digitally restored print.  The re-release garnered many positive […]

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Scheduled Downtime

A final reminder that the SF Gateway and Encyclopedia of Science Fiction websites will be down tomorrow, Sunday 7th October, for essential server maintenance, between approximately 9:00am and 6:00 pm British Summer Time (that’s GMT+1). […]

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Repent, Synners!

We have been bad and we’re very sorry. Owing to what Sir Humphrey Appleby might refer to as ‘unforeseen administrative difficulties’, we were unable to publish the eBook of Pat Cadigan’s excellent Synners at the […]

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Scheduled Downtime

We’re sorry to report that the SF Gateway website is going to be offline for most of Sunday 7th October owing to scheduled server maintenance. We apologise for the inconvenience, but remind you all that […]

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Happy Birthday, Doris Piserchia

Thanks to our friends at The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, we see that today is the birthday of much admired author Doris Piserchia, who recently signed with SF Gateway, and whose novels will be made available […]

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Eon . . . Eternity . . . Legacy

The redoubtable Richard Curtis – literary agent extraordinaire and eBook pioneer – has posted an appreciation of Greg Bear‘s epic ‘Eon’ trilogy, at his E-Reads site.  Since Gollancz and SF Gateway are proud to publish Greg […]

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Paul McAuley on PAVANE

Arthur C. Clarke Award-winning author, Paul McAuley has posted an appreciation of Keith Roberts‘ Pavane on his blog. You should go read it. 1588: Queen Elizabeth is felled by an assassin’s bullet. Within the week, […]

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Immortalising the Backlist

Norman Spinrad is the acclaimed author of Bug Jack Barron and The Iron Dream, and was an important figure in the New Wave. In this piece, originally posted on the author’s website and republished here […]

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