Michael Scott Rohan: 1951-2018
Michael Scott Rohan, author of a number of highly regarded fantasy and sf novels, died on Sunday 12th August, after years of illness. He was 67. His most highly regarded novel, The Anvil of Ice, was published in Gollancz’s Fantasy Masterworks series in 2015, and all his fiction is published electronically by SF Gateway. His […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Announcing the Golllancz & SF Gateway Hugo Award eBook Promotion!
With less than a week to go until the 2014 Worldcon and this year’s Hugo Award ceremony, we thought we’d celebrate the rich heritage of the Hugo Awards by price-promoting the eBook editions of past Hugo winners from both Gollancz and the SF Gateway imprints. Between the two lists, we have a very creditable 30 […]
Golllancz & SF Gateway Hugo Award eBook Promotion: the 1970s
Like the 1960s, the 1970s proved to be a fruitful decade for Gateway authors at the Hugo Awards. We publish eight of the total 10 winners, with seven of those also part of our SF Masterworks series. Our Hugo eBook promotion continues, but only for a limited time: grab any of the eBook editions of […]
Golllancz & SF Gateway Hugo Award eBook Promotion: the 1960s
As preparations for Loncon, the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention, continue, we move our attention to Gollancz and SF Gateway’s past Hugo winners from the 1960s, a decade in which – as you will soon see – we did quite well . . . You can download the the e-book edition of any of the […]
Androids Will Dream of Electric Sheep . . .
. . . real soon now! As alluded to on Wednesday on the SF Gateway blog, 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 […]
Friday Reads: Mythago Wood
This week Simon Spanton looks back at the masterpiece that is Mythago Wood. Rob Holdstock died on this day in 2009. It was, of course, far too soon and a massive loss to his family and friends. But we also lost one of this country’s finest fantasists. Our Friday Reads blog today really couldn’t be for any […]
Friday Reads: Digital Deals
We’ve taken a different tack with our Friday Reads this week, and instead of telling you what we’ve been reading, we thought you might like to know what you could read for a super bargain price. This month, Gollancz have some brilliant Kindle deals which we thought only fair to let you know about. All […]
Joe Haldeman signing
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 […]
Happy Birthday, Ursula Le Guin!
On this day, eighty-four years ago, Ursula Kroeber Le Guin was born. I’m not sure whether she’s celebrating the event, but we certainly are! Apart from being one of the most lyrical, insightful, imaginative and important authors the SFF field has ever produced, she is that rarest of writers: one fêted by the literary establishment […]
New Column Coming to the SF Gateway!
We are delighted to announce a new regular monthly column on the SF Gateway blog, curated by the excellent Kev McVeigh and devoted to exploring the too-oft forgotten landscape of women’s SF & fantasy. Titled ‘From the Attic’ after Sandra Gilbert and Susan Gubar’s pioneering book on women in 19th century novels The Madwoman in […]