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
SF Gateway Welcomes R L Fanthorpe!
Have you ever thrilled to the SF adventures of Lionel Roberts? Raced breakneck through the breathless prose of Leo Brett? Indulged in the macabre tales of Bron Fane 0r the galaxy-spanning stories of Pel Torro? Does the name John E. Muller mean anything to you? What about Karl Zeigfreid? Trebor Thorpe? Believe it or not, […]Read More
Joe Haldeman Signing in London!
World Fantasy Con 2013 in Brighton is almost upon us, and the great and the good of the genre are on their way to the UK. Which means signings! Lots and lots of signings. We’ll give you some more information about who’s where when in the next few days, but first I wanted to flag […]Read More
Classic Guides to Doctor Who, Star Trek and More!
Gollancz and the SF Gateway are delighted to announce the eBook return of a series of classic unauthorised guides to genre TV by the authorial team of Paul Cornell, Martin Day and Keith Topping. The five books were bought by Gollancz editor Marcus Gipps, and include a guide to Doctor Who. Marcus Gipps said: “I’m thrilled […]Read More
Frederik Pohl (1919-2013)
All of us at Gollancz and SF Gateway are saddened to learn of the death yesterday of Frederik Pohl: author, editor, literary agent and fan. Pohl was a member of the influential SF group The Futurians, along with such major SF figures as Isaac Asimov, James Blish, Damon Knight, C.M. Kornbluth, Judith Merril and Donald […]Read More
SF Gateway Acquires the First & Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant!
Did we brand SF Gateway as ‘Your portal to the classics of SF and Fantasy’? Yes. Yes, we did. Have we claimed in our advertising that SF Gateway is ‘bringing the classics to the future’? Yes. Yes, we have. Can we back up these outrageous claims? You be the judge . . . PRESS […]Read More