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Connie Willis

August New Releases

August is a bumper month for SF Gateway! Whatever that means. We’re appending ourselves to the front and rear of automobiles? Jimmy Anderson, James Pattinson and Dale Steyn are all lining up to bowl short at us? We don’t know. We just don’t know . . . Sorry. I’ll start again. August is a bumper […]

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Related Categories: Housekeeping, New Releases

SF Masterwork of the Week: Time is the Fire

OK, people, let’s keep this one nice and simple. By the numbers: 10 stories . . . 8 Hugo Awards . . . 5 Nebula Awards . . . 1 indispensable collection. Time is the Fire: The Best of Connie Willis is our Masterwork of the Week. This new collection of stories from the multi-award-winning […]

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Related Categories: Masterworks, Uncategorized

SF Gateway Author of the Month: Connie Willis

About a month ago, the Gollancz editorial team was privileged to sit down to lunch with a visiting American author. This author is pretty much a giant in the field, having dominated the Hugo and Nebula ballots and the Locus poll for the past thirty years, racking up an impressive eleven Hugo wins, seven Nebulas, […]

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Related Categories: Author of the Month, Authors

SF Masterwork of the Week: To Say Nothing of the Dog

Our current SF Masterwork of the Week is Connie Willis‘s 1998 time-travel comedy-cum-mystery novel To Say Nothing of the Dog. Ned Henry is a time-travelling historian who specialises in the mid-20th century – currently engaged in researching the bombed-out Coventry Cathedral. He’s also made so many drops into the past that he’s suffering from a […]

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Related Categories: Authors, Masterworks, SF Gateway Awards

In Praise of . . . The Locus Index to Science Fiction Awards

You’ve probably noticed that we’ve published a lot of books over the year-and-a-half SF Gateway has been live. We’ve certainly noticed it – you don’t publish 1,800 books by more than 150 authors without becoming intimately aware of the scale of the task you’ve taken on! This is not to say it’s a chore – […]

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Related Categories: In Praise of, SF Gateway Awards

Classic SF Anagrams: The Solutions

For those of you still scratching your heads over Friday’s anagrams (or, indeed, over why allegedly grown adults would spend their time creating such a thing), here are the answers: Mash the Demon! Die! is an anagram of the very first Hugo-winner, Alfred Bester‘s The Demolished Man Edit: No, it isn’t. As pointed our by […]

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Related Categories: Authors, SF Gateway Awards, Whimsy

Here follows an announcement from the Department of Plugging Our Books and Looking Smug At the Same Time

This was originally posted on the SFGateway blog, but we thought it was too good not to cross-post here. Last November, we exhorted you all to vote in the Locus Poll of the best SFF of the 20th and 21st centuries. The results of the poll are now in, and, rather gratifyingly, SF Gateway and […]

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Locus Poll Results

Here follows an announcement from the Department of Plugging Our Books and Looking Smug At the Same Time: Last November, we exhorted you all to vote in the Locus Poll of the best SFF of the 20th and 21st centuries. The results of the poll are now in, and, rather gratifyingly, SF Gateway and sister […]

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Related Categories: Commentary, Top 10

This Week Through the Gateway

Welcome to your weekly round-up of what’s been happening over at the SF Gateway, our sister site devoted to classic science fiction. This week’s spotlights are . . . Author of the Week: the architect of Darkover, and author of the bestselling The Mists of Avalon, Marion Zimmer Bradley New Book of the Week: out […]

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Related Categories: Connie Willis, Robert Holdstock, SF Gateway

SF Masterwork of the Week: Doomsday Book by Connie Willis

Connie Willis has accumulated an extraordinary 11 Hugo and 7 Nebula Awards during her glittering career. She has twice won the Hugo and Nebula with the same book – in 2010 with Blackout/All Clear, and before that in 1992 with our SF Masterwork of the Week, Doomsday Book. For Kivrin Engle, preparing an on-site study […]

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Related Categories: Masterworks, SF Gateway Awards

On the sixth day of Christmas…

The 30th of December. It’s somehow not quite Christmas any more, it’s not quite the New Year either, so it seems a marvellous day to look back at the year 2011 . . . and it’s been quite a year for Gollancz! So here are six of our highlights from the past twelve months . […]

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