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Damon Knight

Gateway Essentials: Damon Knight

In 1948, a young author by the name of A. E. van Vogt published the first ever SF hardback: a book titled The World of Null-A. Although little read these days, van Vogt was one of the major SF figures of the mid-20th century and a formative influence on later writers – among them Philip […]

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Happy Birthday, Kate Wilhelm!

Today we wish a very happy birthday to one of modern science fiction’s most influential figures: Kate Wilhelm. Kate Wilhelm has been nominated for the John W. Campbell, James Tiptree, Jr and World Fantasy Awards, won the Nebula Award three times, the Hugo Award twice – including the best novel Hugo for her most famous […]

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On This Day: Damon Knight Died

On this day in 2002, one of the all-time greats of Science Fiction passed away. Author, editor, critic, fan: few people have had such a great and varied impact on modern SF as Damon Knight. From membership of seminal SF group the Futurians, through years of incisive reviews and criticism, to editorship of the influential […]

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SF Gateway Omnibus of the Week: Damon Knight

From the vaults of the SF Gateway, the most comprehensive digital library of classic SFF titles ever assembled, comes an ideal sample introduction to the extraordinary short fiction of Damon Knight, one of the most important figures in modern science fiction.   trade paperback | eBook   Author, editor, critic, fan: few people have had […]

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SF Gateway Omnibus of the Week: Kate Wilhelm

From the vaults of The SF Gateway, the most comprehensive digital library of classic SFF titles ever assembled, comes an ideal introduction to the fantastic work of Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author, Kate Wilhelm one of the field’s most influential authors   trade paperback | eBook   Kate Wilhelm has a reputation as one of […]

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SF Gateway Author of the Month: Kate Wilhelm

November’s Author of the Month is one of modern science fiction’s most influential figures. Kate Wilhelm has been nominated for the John W. Campbell, James Tiptree, Jr and World Fantasy Awards, won the Nebula Award three times, the Hugo Award twice – including the best novel Hugo for her most famous work Where Late the […]

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Something in the Water Part III

At the risk of sounding like a broken record, we continue to lavish praise on The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and particularly its excellent On This Day feature. If you’re looking for an instant run-down of births, deaths and anniversaries in the SF world – and, let’s face it, who isn’t? – there’s simply no […]

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Frederik Pohl (1919-2013)

All of us at Gollancz and SF Gateway are saddened to learn of the death yesterday of Frederik Pohl: author, editor, literary agent and fan. Pohl was a member of the influential SF group The Futurians, along with such major SF figures as Isaac Asimov, James Blish, Damon Knight, C.M. Kornbluth, Judith Merril and Donald […]

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