Harlan Ellison: 1934-2018

We were saddened to hear of the passing of the legendary Harlan Ellison yesterday. Often controversial, always unequivocal and forever one of our finest writers, Harlan Ellison will be missed. During the course of an illustrious career he wrote over 1700 short stories, novellas, screenplays, essays, anthologies and novels. He won seven Hugos, three Nebulas and, in 2005, was named a SFWA Grandmaster. He was one of the defining authors of New Wave SF, and was close contemporaries with such notable writers as Robert Silverberg, Isaac Asimov, Michael Moorcock, Samuel R Delaney, Damon Knight, and Philip Jose Farmer to name…

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THE SF GATEWAY NEW YEAR EBOOK SALE!

Not quite ready to accept the realities of going back to work after the holidays and need a bit of escapism? Starting a new reading challenge for 2018? Never fear, for the SF Gateway has you covered! You can grab hundreds of excellent classic SFF eBooks for up to 50% off from January 6 to January 8! If you need a bit of guidance check out our TOP 50 PICKS, or you can browse the full sale catalogue on this handy dandy list. Just copy and paste the ISBN of your chosen title(s) into the search bar of your preferred…

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Christmas Reads for Classic SF and Fantasy Fans

Looking for the perfect present for fans of Classic SF? Look no further! We’ve got 10 books guaranteed to make their Christmas. Get ready to gift some great reads.     Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep by Philip K. Dick Philip K. Dick’s classic SF novel, which was adapted as the film BLADE RUNNER is a must have for any fan of Classic SF. World War Terminus had left the Earth devastated. Through its ruins, bounty hunter Rick Deckard stalked, in search of the renegade replicants who were his prey. When he wasn’t ‘retiring’ them with his laser weapon,…

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Author of the Week: Ursula K. Le Guin!

Readers of the Gollancz 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, over a long and distinguished career, she has won a staggering five Hugos, six Nebulas, two World Fantasy Awards, three James Tiptree Jr Memorial Awards, a Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award and more Locus Awards than you could count even if you took your shoes and socks off. All this week we will be celebrating the great…

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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 others. Little, Brown is home to one of the UK’s major SFF imprints, our friends at Orbit, who publish such genre heavyweights as Iain M. Banks, Terry Brooks, David Gemmell, Robert Jordan and Elizabeth Moon – again, among others. Hodder & Stoughton and Headline are…

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