SF Gateway & Gollancz: Proud Sponsors of the Edge Lit Festival

SF Gateway is delighted to announce that, along with sister imprint, Gollancz, we will be sponsoring Edge Lit 4, to be held on Saturday 11th July, in Derby. SF Gateway and Gollancz also sponsored last year’s Edge Lit festival, which featured no less august personages than Joe Abercrombie and Charles Stross as Guests of Honour, […]

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The Best T-Shirt at Worldcon?

As is ever the case at SF conventions, the quality of T-shirts on sale was high at last weekend’s London Worldcon – I came away with the excellent ‘SCIENCE: I’m one accident away from being a super villain’. But when all is said and done, I think this one was . . . if not […]

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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 in our future. Gollancz is delighted to have two authors shortlisted for the best novel awards*, this year: Joe Hill […]

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LonCon3 is Here!

The day has finally arrived: Worldcon is in town! LonCon3, the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention commences today at the ExCel Centre in London’s docklands and runs until Monday 18th. In addition to a plethora (that’s an imperial plethora, by the way, from when the term actually meant something; none of your puny metric plethora) […]

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2 Days to Edge-Lit3!

So, what? You’re just going to copy the earlier post and changes ’10 days to go’ to ‘2 days to go’, are you? That’s the plan, yes. Isn’t that a little . . . lazy? Maybe. But has anything materially changed besides the time frame? Well . . . I mean, the event is still […]

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10 Days to Edge-Lit 3!

There seems to be an epidemic of conventions in the UK at the moment.  August is simply awash with geeky goodness, with the second Nine Worlds Geekfest taking place at Heathrow from the 8th to the 10th, the International Discworld Convention (the Ankh-Morpork Grand Exhibition) with Manchester standing in for Ankh-Morpork from the 8th until […]

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10 Days until Edge-Lit 3!

There seems to be an epidemic of conventions in the UK at the moment.  August is simply awash with geeky goodness, with the second Nine Worlds Geekfest taking place at Heathrow from the 8th to the 10th, the International Discworld Convention (the Ankh-Morpork Grand Exhibition) with Manchester standing in for Ankh-Morpork from the 8th until […]

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On This Day: The First Worldcon

Not for the first time, we are indebted to the Hugo-winning Encyclopedia of Science Fiction for pointing out – via its excellent On This Day function – that the first Worldcon began seventy-five years ago today in New York City. This major event began in 1939 and (following an early hiatus caused by war, from […]

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Nineworlds Convention Recap

So, this weekend the first Nineworlds convention took place in two hotels in Heathrow. As you can see from this blogpost, Gollancz was well represented by authors and staff, so we thought we’d give you a quick run-down on the proceedings! But, before I do, one thing to note – the main thing about Nineworlds […]

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SF Gateway at Eastercon

There will be an SF Gateway presence at the 64th Eastercon this weekend. I will be accompanying my excellent Gollancz colleagues, Gillian Redfearn and Marcus Gipps (and possibly Jon Weir, although his attendance quantum waveform remains tantalisingly uncollapsed at the time of writing this) to the <ahem> sunny climes of Bradford for EightSquaredCon. In addition […]

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