Happy Birthday to the Hugo Awards!
According to the inexhaustible fount of knowledge that is The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, the first Hugo Awards were presented sixty-three years ago, today, at at Philcon II (the second Philadelphia Worldcon). The Guest of […]Read More
On This Day: the First Worldcon
Not for the first time, we are indebted to the Hugo-winning Encyclopedia of Science Fiction for pointing out – via its excellent On This Day function – that the first Worldcon began seventy-six years ago […]Read More
100th Anniversary: Julius Schwartz
On this day, 100 years ago, Julius Schwartz was born in the Bronx, New York City. Throughout his long life, he was a fan, an editor, a literary agent and a giant in the field […]Read More
SF Masterwork of the Week: Stand on Zanzibar
I’ve written before about the wonderful authors I’ve been introduced to thanks to their appearances on panels at conventions, and the terrific books I’ve discovered the same way. One such book is our current SF […]Read More
And What A Very Big Convention It Was
Was at Loncon3, the 2014 World SF Convention, held in London at the Excel Centre, a vast megahangar of such staggering proportions it felt like it had dropped off the end of one of Banksie’s […]Read More
SFX Book Club: The Shadow of the Torturer
And so, by the time you read this, another Worldcon will be more or less over; another army of fans, authors, artists, editors and agents dispersed to return to everyday life. It is, for me at […]Read More
Loncon Day Two
So, it’s day two of LonCon3, the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention, and things are starting to get underway. Who’s attending this celebration of all things SFnal, who might be of interest to Gateway readers? […]Read More
LonCon3 is Here!
The day has finally arrived: Worldcon is in town! LonCon3, the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention commences today at the ExCel Centre in London’s docklands and runs until Monday 18th. In addition to a plethora […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
Two Weeks to LonCon!
LonCon, the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention starts two weeks today! Running from Thursday 14th until Monday 18th August, at the Excel Centre in London’s Docklands, this is THE event in the science fiction calendar. […]Read More