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Sheri S Tepper

SF Gateway Omnibus Schedule 2013

Following a deluge of requests** we have decided to publish the schedule of SF Gateway omnibuses up to the end of the year. So, without further ado . . . Available Now Frank Herbert – The Dragon in the Sea; The Santaroga Barrier; The Dosadi Experiment Gordon R. Dickson – Tactics of Mistake; Time Storm; […]

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Announcing the SF Gateway Omnibuses

Enter the SF Gateway . . . Towards the end of 2011, in conjunction with the celebration of fifty years of coherent, continuous science fiction and fantasy publishing, Gollancz launched the SF Gateway with a view to utilising the technology that now exists to make available, for the first time, the entire backlists of an incredibly […]

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Happy Birthday Sheri S. Tepper

Today we wish a Happy Birthday to Sheri S. Tepper, author of Beauty, Grass and The Gate to Women’s Country, among many other fine and much-loved books. Born in Colorado in 1929, her first contributions to the genre were poems, published under her then married name, Sheri S Eberhart, beginning with “Lullaby, 1990” in Galaxy in […]

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SF Gateway Author of the Month: Redux

With last week being dominated by the terrible news about Iain Banks, we felt it only fair to give Author of the Month, Gordon R. Dickson, a second outing on the blog. So, please forgive the repetition, but here is the post again in full . . . We appear to be some 25% through […]

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SF Masterwork of the Week: Grass

GRASS by Sheri S. Tepper SF Gateway eBook | SF Masterworks paperback What could be more commonplace than grass, or a world covered over all its surface with a wind-whipped ocean of grass? But the planet Grass conceals horrifying secrets within its endless pastures. And as an incurable plague attacks all inhabited planets but this […]

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Reflections on Feminism, Ecology and Life from Sheri S. Tepper

We recently sent Sheri S. Tepper the proposed Introduction to her forthcoming SF Gateway omnibus for her comments and thoughts. Accompanying Ms Tepper’s gracious reply was an autobiographical note so extraordinary that we asked her for permission to post it here.  From first paragraph to last, we were transfixed; we’re sure you will be, too. […]

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SF Masterwork of the Week: The Gate to Women’s Country

This week’s SF Masterwork of the Week (anyone know another word for ‘week’, by the way? Using it twice in six words isn’t great practice…) comes from our current Author of the Month, the renowned Sheri S. Tepper. It is her 1988 opus The Gate to Women’s Country, of which The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction […]

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SF Gateway Author of the Month: Sheri S. Tepper

Another month down. Can it be March already? Why, yes it can – and that means all change on the SF Gateway home page! As noted at the start of the year on this very blog, we have decided to change the Author of the Week spotlight to Author of the Month. February, our first […]

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Coming Soon to SF Gateway!

This Friday, 30th November, sees the publication of a number of eBook ‘Boxed Sets’, which we’ve designed to serve as an introduction to some major series and authors. We’re calling them – with what we’re sure you’ll agree is disarming modesty – the Gateway Collections, and you can expect to find . . . Dorsai!: […]

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Arthur C. Clarke Award Shortlist

It’s that time of year again! The Arthur C. Clarke Shortlist has been announced and, love it or hate it, the magic of the shortlist is always the debate it sparks. So are your favourites of the year on it? . . . and who do you tip to be the 2012 Arthur C. Clarke […]

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On the fourth day of Christmas…

I got an e-reader for Christmas and on it, I put . . . O wonder of wonders! An e-reader for Christmas – for indeed, the ebook revolution is upon us! But once you have the device, whatever to load on to it? Which title, from the many, many novels available, should be the first […]

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