SF Gateway Expands
We are delighted to announce the addition of some of the world’s finest SF & Fantasy authors to Gateway! As some of you may know, Gateway’s parent company is the Orion Publishing Group. Orion is, in turn, owned by the Hachette UK Group, which also owns Little, Brown, Hodder & Stoughton and Headline publishers, among […]Read More
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, […]Read More
Ursula K. Le Guin’s Acceptance Speech is Wonderful and Heartfelt
Readers of this blog should need no introduction to Ursula K. Le Guin. Nor should they need us to tell them how important she is to modern literature – both within genre and without. They certainly shouldn’t need us to tell them that she has won a staggering five Hugos, six Nebulas, two World Fantasy […]Read More
Science Fiction Theatre Double Bill!
Regular readers of the SF Gateway blog will know we’re big fans of online classic SF dealer The Space Merchants and their fantastic monthly film show, Science Fiction Theatre. In recent months, featured films have included Fahrenheit 451, Rollerball, Nineteen Eighty-Four and a micro-to-macro double bill of The Amazing Colossal Man and The Incredible Shrinking […]Read More
Classic Sci-Fi Cinema
We’ve just heard from the British Film Institute, which is running an autumn festival of films they thought would be of particular interest to SF Gateway readers. SCI-FI: Days of Fear and Wonder, running across the autumn, in cinemas and online on BFI Player, presented in partnership across the UK with the BFI’s Film Audience […]Read More
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) […]Read More
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 […]Read More
Have You Heard? I Am Legend . .
At the end of last month, we were pleased to note that BBC Radio 4 would be airing a new two-part adaptation of Philip K. Dick‘s seminal Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? as part of their Dangerous Visions season. Now, BBC Radio 4 Extra will present a two-part audio reading of Richard Matheson‘s timeless […]Read More
R.I.P. Daniel Keyes
All of us at Gollancz and SF Gateway were saddened to learn of the death of Daniel Keyes. Although never a prolific author, he made an indelible mark on science fiction – and the literary world at large – with the incredibly moving masterpiece Flowers for Algernon. A Nebula Award-winning novel expanded from a Hugo […]Read More
Your Friendly Reminder: Androids and Electric Sheep in Two Days . . .
Just a quick and friendly reminder ahead of the weekend that, as mentioned a couple of weeks ago, BBC Radio 4 will be airing a new adaptation of Philip K. Dick‘s seminal Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? this Sunday at 15:00. This new adaptation is part of BBC Radio 4‘s Dangerous Visions season; it […]Read More
Androids Will Dream of Electric Sheep . . .
. . . real soon now! As alluded to on Wednesday, we have news of an androidal nature. And it is this: BBC Radio 4 will be airing a new adaptation of Philip K. Dick‘s seminal Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? in just a couple of weeks. As part of their Dangerous Visions season, […]Read More