Happy Birthday, Pat Cadigan
Today we wish a very Happy Birthday to 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 been […]Read More
Happy Birthday, Stephen Donaldson!
To mark Stephen Donaldson’s birthday we thought we’d pull together some brief snippets from just some of the critical reactions to his most famous works; The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant. With the First and Second Chronicles now available in the UK in ebook for the first time and the epic Last Chronicle now complete at […]Read More
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 […]Read More
Happy birthday Kristos Reese
To mark the 70th birthday of Christopher Priest, the acclaimed author of The Affirmation, The Prestige, The Islanders (winner of both the BSFA amd John W. Campbell Awards for Best SF Novel) and, most recently, The Adjacent we thought we’d celebrate another figure, from another, adjacent world. Today is the70th birthday of one of the […]Read More
Happy Birthday, Stephen Donaldson
Thanks to the all-seeing eye of The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, and its indispensable On This Day function, we see that today is Stephen R. Donaldson‘s birthday. As I’m sure we all know, Stephen Donaldson burst onto the scene in 1977 with his extraordinary debut trilogy, The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever. It was […]Read More
SFX magazine’s Dave Bradley considers how the SF world has changed in the 100 issues since he became editor
Today we’re over the moon to be wishing Dave Bradley, Editor-in-Chief of SFX, friend to Gollancz, and all-round superstar a very, very happy 140th birthday indeed! For he has not just marked his 40th birthday, but today will mark his 100 edition of SFX, which makes it a very special day indeed. Let the […]Read More