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
Tomorrow is Free Comic Book Day!
This is a community service. Or possibly an unhealthy obsession. Either way, we find we have no option but to plug a really cool initiative by the worldwide comics publishing industry: Free Comic Book Day, an annual event whereby comics publishers and retailers work together to promote this fantastic medium of visual storytelling and – […]Read More
SF Gateway Welcomes Katherine MacLean and Judith Moffett!
We are delighted to announce that SF Gateway has recently concluded deals to publish SFWA Author Emeritus Katherine MacLean and Judith Moffett, winner of the 1988 John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. We will be publishing Katherine MacLean‘s novel The Missing Man, based on her Nebula Award-winning novella of the same name, as […]Read More
SF Gateway: the Arthur C. Clarke Award-winners
A few weeks ago, we highlighted our success over the lifetime of the BSFA Awards, with SF Gateway and Gollancz combined having a staggering 33 of the 43 winners to date. We’re hoping that will go up to 34 out of 44, when this year’s award is announced 65th Eastercon in Glasgow, the weekend after […]Read More
The 10th Victim
This is a public service announcement. Fans of classic SF cinema need to know that today sees the release of the dual-format DVD & Blu-Ray version of The 10th Victim, Elio Petri‘s 1965 film, starring Ursula Andress and based on Robert Sheckley‘s story ‘The Seventh Victim’. Here’s the catalogue copy: Set in the near future, […]Read More
Hellos and Goodbyes
A couple of changes are coming up for the SF Gateway website from next month: one presaged last year and one a response to circumstances. So, as noted when the Xmas Sale started last year, it’s ‘hello again’ to the Author of the Month slot, which will continue much as it left off in December, […]Read More
The Space Merchants (No, Not Those Ones)
It may be redundant to say this, but we love classic SF. I know! Who saw that coming?! The thing is, we don’t just love it because we publish lots of it – in fact, it’s the opposite: we publish lots of it because we love it. And we also love it when other people […]Read More
2013 Christmas Sale!
Friends! Romans! Countrymen! Lend me your ears. I come to bury Caesar not to . . . er . . . look, to be perfectly honest, that conceit kind of breaks down at this point – and that’s before we even consider the difficulties of being stabbed in the rotunda – so do you mind […]Read More
Readers Choice Winner for November
The Readers’ Choice submissions for November were a fascinating cross-section of SF & fantasy. From the always-excellent Pat Cadigan we had R. A. MacAvoy‘s Tea with the Black Dragon – shortlisted for the Hugo, Nebula, World Fantasy and Philip K. Dick Awards! – while Gateway forum stalwart Starman Dave chose John Crowley‘s 1975 debut The […]Read More
Doris Lessing (1919 – 2013)
We are saddened by the news that Nobel Laureate Doris Lessing passed away, yesterday, at the age of 94. During a glittering career – which spanned over half a century and garnered her many awards culminating, of course, in the 2007 Nobel Prize for Literature – Doris Lessing produced more than two dozen novels as […]Read More