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Sarah Waters awarded an OBE

We are delighted to share the news that author Sarah Waters was made an OBE for services to literature in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.   On the honour Sarah said: ‘Writing is, by its nature, a very solitary pursuit: you spend most of your time as an author hidden away. So to receive this kind of […]

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Celebrating Ursula K. Le Guin

We are, over the next few weeks, going to be celebrating the great Ursula K. Le Guin. Why?  Well, why not? She is a giant of modern literature – both within genre and without – and she’s won a staggering five Hugos, six Nebulas, two World Fantasy Awards, three James Tiptree Jr Memorial Awards, a […]

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Ursula K. Le Guin’s Acceptance Speech is Wonderful and Heartfelt

Readers of this 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 she has won a staggering five Hugos, six Nebulas, two World Fantasy […]

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SF Gateway & Gollancz: the World Fantasy Award Winners

So far this year, we’ve looked at how Gollancz and SF Gateway have fared in the Hugo, Nebula, Arthur C. Clarke, BSFA, John W. Campbell Memorial and British Fantasy Awards. Now, as we move towards the year’s end, it’s time to assess the World Fantasy Awards. First presented in 1975, there have been – thanks to […]

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Norman Spinrad by Paul Di Filippo

Over at the excellent Locus magazine website, Paul Di Filippo has some words of praise for one of the great original and confrontational voices of the genre – and a suggestion for the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America . . . Whenever discussion turns to candidates for the next SFWA Grandmaster Award, the […]

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Happy Birthday, Pat Cadigan!

Today we wish a very Happy Birthday to our two-time Arthur C. Clarke Award-winning, Hugo Award for Best Novelette-snaffling Queen of Cyberpunk, and all-round SF legend, Pat Cadigan! Pat is the author of numerous outstanding SF novels, such as Synners and Fools – winners of the two aforementioned Arthur C. Clarke Awards – and has […]

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SF Gateway & Gollancz: the British Fantasy Award-Winners

Well, we certainly do seem to be getting through the awards calendar, don’t we?  No sooner do we bid farewell to the Hugos for another year than the British Fantasy Awards begin to loom large in our future. Gollancz is delighted to have two authors shortlisted for the best novel awards*, this year: Joe Hill […]

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