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Vacancy: Commissioning Editor

VACANCY: COMMISSIONING EDITOR (POSTED: 7 NOV 18 | CLOSING DATE: NOON GMT, MON 3 DEC 18)

Watkins Media Limited is seeking a dynamic Commissioning Editor to oversee the Angry Robot science fiction list.

We are looking for an experienced, driven and creative editor to continue Angry Robot’s award-winning list of SF and fantasy novels. You should be familiar with the SF publishing world and its authors, both established and upcoming. You will need to demonstrate skill in acquiring the right books to publish, and in overseeing their editing and development. Care and development of

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Author Appearances

Amanda Bridgeman at Supanova

AR Author Amanda BridgemanHey there Australia fans, we’ve got exciting news! Our Amanda Bridgeman, author of November release The Subjugate, will be appearing at Supanova Brisbane this weekend.

SupaNova is Australia’s biggest comic con, and special guests include Ian Somerhalder, Dean Cain, John Barrowman and Christina Ricci.

Amanda will be chatting to fans and signing both The Subjugate and her Aurora series throughout the weekend, and taking part in three panels, which you can see below.

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Robot Business

Big News from our Head Robot

Today all the little Robots are tilting their heads under Respectful Sadness Setting 004, as they digest the following webcast from AR headquarters:

Marc Gascoigne, founder and publisher of Angry Robot Books, has announced that he will be leaving the imprint at the end of the year. “After more than ten years building AR up into a popular, worldwide sci-fi imprint, it’s time for a new challenge. I’m looking forward

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Exclusive Excerpts

Catch a Glimpse of Hidden Sun – Free Sample Chapters

Hidden Sun by Jaine FennDive right into an incredible new world with Jaine Fenn’s Hidden Sun and read the first four chapters for free right here!

“Extraordinary world-building, with a hardcore, violent poetry to the writing. Jaine Fenn continues to be a star of new fantasy.”
– Paul Cornell, author of the Lychford novellas


Rhia Harlyn is a noble in Shen, one of the dozens of shadowlands which

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Exclusive Excerpts

Read the First Three Chapters of Terminus Free

Terminus by Tristan PalmgrenSink deep into Terminus, Tristan Palmgren’s brilliant, serious SF sequel to the critically acclaimed Quietus, by reading the first three chapters for FREE on us!

“I’m absolutely in love with this book. I love the characters, I love the connection of the plot to the plot of the previous book, I love the DEVELOPMENT. 15/10 would reread a thousand times and none of you can stop me.” – Litcast of Doom


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Angry Robot, Author Appearances

Angry Robot at World Fantasy Con

We told you yesterday that we’d be at MCM Comic Con in London but that’s not the only place our authors are hanging out this weekend. Both Kaaron Warren (Slights) and James A Moore (The Last Sacrifice) will be at World Fantasy Con, with the former being Guest of Honour.

Here’s where the pair will be all weekend. As always, programmes are subject to change so do double check your schedule on the day to see that all is in order.

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Book Announcements, Freebies

Pulped Fiction – our brand new ebook sampler – FREE!

We know you love it free and pulpy, so we’ve put together the opening four chapters from four of our finest, pulpiest reads. It’s the best of matinee-style adventure, bloody exploitation thrills filled with battered heroes and villainous bad guys! Oh yeah, and it’s FREE! Pulped Fiction is available from all the usual ebook sources (like Amazon, B&N Nook, iTunes and Play), or you can download it from us right here. Read it, love it, buy the complete books!

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Angry Robot

Angry Robot at MCM London

It seems that our Robots weren’t ready to stop partying after last week’s incredible FantasyCon, so they’re back at it again this week, with a visit to MCM Comic Con, London. Tim Pratt (The Wrong Stars, The Dreaming Stars), Jeannette Ng (Under the Pendulum Sun) and Micah Yongo (Lost Gods) will all be at the convention, talking on panels, signing novels and generally taking in the great atmosphere.

Below are their schedules for the weekend, though as always, these things are subject to change so do download the incredibly useful MCM app for all of the

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Angry Robot

Jeannette Ng Wins ‘Best Newcomer’ at the BFAs!

Woooohooooo!!! Friends, we have great news! *throws glitter*

Jeannette Ng won ‘Best Newcomer’ at the British Fantasy Awards!

Jeannette, whose novel Under

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Cover Art

Cover Reveal: The Fall of Io

Cover reveal, hoooooOOOOO!

It’s that time again! Now, you should be – and if not, why not, huh? Huh? Huh? – already acquainted with the antics of Ella Patel who was, in Wesley Chu’s fast paced and action packed sci-fi novel The Rise of Io, forced to share her head with the alien Io, a low-ranking Quasing with a bit of an attitude problem. Well, we say that Io has one… so too does Ella, the streetwise kid you definitely wouldn’t want to get on the wrong side of. Now, in sequel The Fall of Io – which hits shelves

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Angry Robot, Book Announcements

New Book Announcement: SHADOWBLADE by Anna Kashina

Behold some wondrous new book news! *fires confetti cannon*

The amazing Anna Kashina, author of the Majat Code Series, is back with a brand new Angry Robot author Anna Kashinanovel ShadowbladeThis stunning epic fantasy novel with swords, politics, romance and a badass heroine will be heading your way in May 2019.

Here’s the full synopsis:

Naia dreams of becoming a Jaihar Blademaster, but after assaulting a teacher, her future seems ruined. The timely intervention of a powerful stranger suddenly

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Author Appearances

Signing: Sean Grigsby & John Hornor Jacobs

Well, you can probably tell by the artwork but Sean Grigsby and John Hornor Jacobs, both Arkansas natives, will be signing books at Barnes & Noble Little Rock on Saturday.

The pair – both critically acclaimed for their SFF work – will be reading from their respective novels and then available for general chats and signings.

If you’re lucky Sean might just get out his fire truck again… if you ask

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Author Appearances, Conventions, Out and About, Robots at large

All Aboard For Fantasycon 2018

Hear Ye. Hear Ye. The Robots will be descending on Fantasycon 2018 this weekend for all things bookish and delightful!

Yes that’s right, we’ll be firing up our hoverboards and heading for The Queen’s Hotel in Chester from the 19th – 21st October. Not only have we got authors taking part in panels, but our very own publicity manager, Penny will be playing some late night D&D with other writerly folks (keep an eye on Twitter/Instagram for photos and possible videos).

Also, the con is home of the British Fantasy Awards and our very own Jeannette Ng is nominated for Best

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