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James Tiptree Jr

Gateway Essentials: James Tiptree, Jr

So maybe you’ve heard about this James Tiptree, Jr fellow but apart from the fact that ‘he’ is actually a ‘she’, the only thing you know about her is that there’s an award in her honour. Certainly an excellent reason to dive in to Tiptree’s oeuvre, but where to start? In the best example yet […]

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Announcing: The Gateway Essentials!

You’ll have seen some new cover styles popping up wherever you buy your eBooks and you might have wondered what, if anything, they meant? We’re glad you asked! This week, we launch a new initiative on the SF Gateway: the Gateway Essentials. There are now more than 3,000 titles in the SF Gateway.  Our aim […]

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New Title Spotlight: Out of the Everywhere

Alice Hastings Bradley Sheldon – best-known to the SF world as James Tiptree, Jr – was an extraordinary exponent of the short form. She was shortlisted for the Hugo Award nine times across the various short fiction categories (short story, novelette, novella), winning twice for ‘The Girl Who Was Plugged In’ and ‘Houston, Houston, Do […]

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Happy Publication Day 25th February 2016!

We’d like to wish a very happy publication day to two brilliant books out now in bookshops and online. Escape with the Argeneau vampires or blast out of this world with two must-read novels from SF legend James Tiptree Jr  collected in a new omnibus edition. Runaway Vampire by Lynsay Sands– Buckle up – the […]

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Publication Day!

The SF Gateway is off to a cracking start this year, with January bringing you 27 exciting new* titles to read! Including a hilarious Hugo Award-nominated comedy adventure by Randall Garrett and Laurence M. Janifer, a macabre masterpiece of dark fantasy by Charles G. Finney, a whole host of brilliant titles by R.A. Lafferty and […]

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ICYMI: From the Attic VIII: Short Stories from the ’80s & ’90s (Mostly)

As previously noted, we will be republishing noted critic and reviewer Kev McVeigh’s ‘From the Attic’ columns over the coming weeks, to give new readers the opportunity to encounter his sage observations on some very important and all-too-often overlooked authors . . . Two things: 1. SFF has seemed to me to be the one […]

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New Title Spotlight: The Starry Rift

One of science fiction’s most important feminist voices, James Tiptree, Jr  was the pseudonym under which Alice Hastings Bradley Sheldon wrote most of her fiction – she was making a point about sexist assumptions and also keeping her US government employers from knowing her business. Most of her work consists of short fiction, of which Her […]

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New Title: The Starry Rift

Last summer we had the privilege of publishing James Tiptree Jr‘s extraordinary collection, Her Smoke Rose Up Forever.  We have a number of other Tiptree titles coming from SF Gateway, the first of which is The Starry Rift, which we published in eBook at the end of July.     These are the heroes of […]

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On This Day: James Tiptree, Jr

On this day, in 1987, Alice Hastings Bradley Sheldon – better known to the wider world as James Tiptree, Jr – died in tragic circumstances. Alice Sheldon wrote most of her fiction as James Tiptree, Jr, making a point about sexist assumptions and also keeping her US government employers from knowing her business. Most of […]

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SF Masterwork of the Week: Her Smoke Rose Up Forever

What do Chesley Bonestell, Ray Bradbury, John W. Campbell, Jr, Arthur C. Clarke, August Derleth, Philip K. Dick, Robert Holdstock, Shirley Jackson, Damon Knight, Andre Norton, Bram Stoker and Theodore Sturgeon all have in common? And what name is missing from the above list? The answer, as we’re sure you’re aware, is that they all […]

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From the Attic VIII: Short Stories From the ’80s & ’90s (Mostly)

Two things: 1. SFF has seemed to me to be the one place where it is as easy to discover new writers in short forms as at length. 2. I love short fiction but it doesn’t always get the attention it deserves. There are not many novels that turn somehow on a single line the […]

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