Author: Penny Reeve

Cover Art, Hell Yes

Cover Reveal: Daughters of Forgotten Light

Given that most of you squishy readers aren’t imprisoned on a deep space penal colony, you’re free to take a look at the brand spanking new cover of Sean Grigsby’s Daughters of Forgotten Light!!

Daughters of Forgotten Light follows Lena “Horror” Horowitz as she leads her vicious gang on the floating penal colony of Oubliette. But when a delivery from Earth brings some surprises and politicians from Earth start interfering Lena’s life gets a lot more difficult.

Huge, huge thanks as always to the incredibly talented John Coulthart, who created this beautiful cover!

To see the full cover

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Author Appearances, Fan stuff

Patrice Sarath at ArmadilloCon

AR Author Patrice Sarath

Folks close to Austin, Texas! Our wonderful Patrice Sarath will be signing copies of her sororal alternate fantasy, The Sisters Mederos, on Wednesday May 9 from 7PM at Book People!

For those who are yet to read Patrice’s incredible novel about vengeful sisters, family ties and magic, here’s the synopsis:

House Mederos was once the wealthiest merchant family in Port Saint  Frey. Now the family is disgraced, impoverished, and humbled by the  powerful

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Awards, Hell Yes, Interesting Stuff

We’ve Been Shortlisted for A Locus Award!

The Stars Are Legion by Kameron HurleyGood news, Robot fans! Not only has our Kameron Hurley‘s The Stars Are Legion been shortlisted for Best Sc-Fi Novel at the Locus Awards, we’ve been shortlisted for Best Publisher!

Yeeeeeyyyyyyyyy!

The Locus Awards are chosen by a survey of readers in an open online poll, which runs from February 1 to April 15. Winners will be announced during the Locus Awards Weekend in Seattle WA, June 22-24, 2018.

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Awards, Hell Yes, Interesting Stuff

An Accident of Stars Shortlisted for the Norma K Hemming Award!

We have more award good news!

The wonderful An Accident of Stars by Foz Meadows has been shortlisted for the Norma K Hemming Award for Long Work!

In its own words, the award, presented by The Australian Science Fiction Foundation (ASFF), is given to mark excellence in the exploration of themes of race, gender, sexuality, class or disability in a speculative fiction work by Australian citizens and/or residents.

Foz has also been shortlisted for the Short Fiction award with her

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Awards, Hell Yes, Interesting Stuff, On Sale

Hunger Makes the Wolf, Winner of The Kitschies Golden Tentacle Award!

Hunger Makes the Wolf by Alex WellsWE BRING GOOD NEWS, MEATSACKS!!

Alex Wells (or Acks, as you might know them) took home The Kitschies Golden Tentacle for Best Debut award last night!!

The Red Tentacle was awarded to Nina Allan for The Rift and the Inky to Jack Smyth for his cover illustration for The History of Bees.

The Kitschies, sponsored by Blackwell’s, is one of the UK’s finest literary awards, with previous winners

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Angry Robot, Author Appearances, Awards, Conventions, Hell Yes, Interesting Stuff

Hugo(ish) Nominations!

Robots!! Join with us and celebrate the wonders that are Jeannette Ng and Foz Meadows!

Angry Robot Author Jeannette NgWhy, do you ask? Well, in case you’ve missed it, both authors have been shortlisted in this year’s Hugo Awards!

The brilliant Jeannette has been nominated for a John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer for her debut novel Under the Pendulum Sun. Though the Campbell Award isn’t technically a Hugo it does come with a tiara more

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Angry Robot, Author Appearances, Book Announcements

NEW BOOKS! Sean Grigsby’s ON FIRE

Angry Robot author Sean GrigsbyMORE GOOD NEWS FROM ROBOT TOWERS!

*Brass band breaks into song, confetti falls from impossible heights*

Smoke Eaters by Sean Grigsby has been setting the book world alight (heh), described as “an exciting story that breathes new life into the urban fantasy genre” in a Publishers Weekly starred review and “a treat” by Jason M. Hough, as well as gaining a whole batch of other lovely words from various lovely people.

And now we’re here

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Author Appearances, Book Announcements, Cover Art, Robot Business, Writers

NEW AUTHOR: Lauren C Teffeau

AR Author Lauren C TeffeauWE have really rather exciting news, Robot pals! We’ve signed excellent human (now turned Robot) Lauren Teffeau for a novel! Implanted is a vibrant sci-fi cyberpunk adventure featuring a hopeful and compelling future in the aftermath of climate apocalypse (and a bit of romance, too).

Sounds great, right? We’re so excited for you to read it come August! Until then, here’s the synopsis:

When college student Emery Driscoll is blackmailed into being a courier for a

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Awards

Hunger Makes the Wolf Kitschies Shortlisted!

Hunger Makes the Wolf by Alex WellsOMFG, you guys!

We’re so excited to announce that Alex Wells’ splendid novel Hunger Makes the Wolf has been shortlisted for The Kitschies’ Gold Tentacle Award!

*Glitter cannons pop*

The Gold Tentacle is awarded to debut novels which best fit the criteria of progressive, intelligent and entertaining. Previous winners include Tade Thompson’s Making Wolf and Anne Leckie’s Ancillary Justice.

Hunger Makes the Wolf was released in March

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Book Announcements, Cover Art

Cover Reveal & Announcement: TERMINUS

First came Quietus but as these things go it had to be followed by Terminus.

That’s right, we loved Tristan Palmgren‘s inter-dimensional space opera Quietus so much that we had to have a second book! That book is Terminus and it will be available for your eyeholes this November!

Below is a sneak peek, but head over to the B&N Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog for the full synopsis and a look at the beautiful new cover by Dominic Harman!


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Author Appearances, Book Announcements, Robot Business

New Author Announcement: Jaine Fenn

AR Author Jaine Fenn, photo by James Cooke
AR Author Jaine Fenn, photo by James Cooke

WHOOT!!! Break out the champagne and get ready to get down with a great book, because we’ve just signed Jaine Fenn!

You might recognise the name of Jaine, and that’s probably because she has previous works under her belt, namely the acclaimed Gollancz series, Hidden Empire.

And now, this September we’ll be publishing Jaine’s science-fantasy

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Angry Robot

Women Recommend Women in Sci-Fi

Happy Women in Sci-Fi Day, y’all (we heard a rumour it’s today, but if not we’re making it so -fight us). Today we’re celebrating women who write science fiction, so we decided to ask some of our women science fiction authors to recommend to us the female authors who bring them joy, inspire them and stand as role models for aspiring women authors everywhere.

So without further ado, here they are!

Wendy N Wagner on Suzy McKee Charnas

For me, science fiction doesn’t get much better than Suzy McKee Charnas’ the Holdfast Chronicles. The first

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Angry Robot, Author Appearances, Conventions, Fan stuff, Hell Yes, Out and About

We’re at ECCC!

THE ROBOTS ARE INVADING! 

You heard us, we’re swarming in on Emerald City Comic Con with a whole orbital-death-platform-load of authors, and we’re going to be bringing the FIRE!!!*

You can catch the Robot team at booth #1816 throughout the whole shebang. However, we’ve individual authors at panels all weekend. Below is a list of who’s going to be in attendance, with links to their schedules, where possible:

Adam Rakunas (Windswept / Like

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