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Work in the Angry Robot Rights Team, and Help Us Achieve World Domination!

A rare job opportunity has popped up in the rights team at Angry Robot HQ in London!

Our parent company Watkins Media is seeking a full-time Rights Executive to help bring the fantastic books produced by its four distinct imprints (including Angry Robot) to all corners of the globe.

This role has a salary range of £22,00–£24,500 per annum, dependent on experience.
The Watkins Media imprints are:
  • Angry Robot Books (your favourite award-winning purveyors of SF, F, and WTF?!)
  • Watkins (a leading publisher of personal development and mind, body, spirit books)
  • Nourish Books (focusing
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We Want YOU To Be Our Robot Intern!

Angry Robot is delighted to announce a new internship program, run by our parent company Watkins Media, for anyone looking for genuine, well-paid experience in publishing!

The Watkins Internships Scheme will be a six-week long programme in which participants will have the opportunity to work across Watkins’ three imprints (Watkins Publishing, Repeater Books, and, of course, Angry Robot), and gain experience in all departments in the company.

All interns will be paid the London Living Wage, you don’t need a university degree or any prior experience to apply, AND we’ll be offering Skype interviews to make it easier

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Keren Landsman Wins the 2019 Geffen Award for ‘The Heart of the Circle’

Keren Landsman has won the 2019 Geffen Award for Best Original Science Fiction or Fantasy Novel for The Heart of the Circle!

The Geffen is Israel’s most prestigious genre fiction award, given annually by the Israeli Society for Science Fiction and Fantasy since 1999, and recognising the very best science fiction and fantasy writing in Hebrew and Hebrew-translation.

We are tremendously proud to have published the English translation of Keren’s brilliantly

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Angry Robot, Awards, Robots at large

Jeannette Ng wins the John W Campbell Award for Best New Writer, Worldcon 2019

The wonderful and inspiring Robot that is Jeannette Ng delivered a fantastic acceptance speech at Worldcon 2019 after winning the John W Campbell Award for Best New Writer at the Hugo Award Ceremony on 18th August. We couldn’t be prouder of her and the statements she made. We stand with her always – “Stale. Sterile. Male. White” no more.

To read the full speech, check out Jeannette’s Twitter feed – @jeannette_nghere.

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Angry Robot, Events

Where you can find the Robots at WorldCon

A week away from WorldCon and things are getting SUPER exciting over here at Robot HQ. We’ve got some great author signings, author panels, giveaways and exclusive bargains planned, and we can’t wait for it all to start.

Join us for a Robot Party!

Today we also announced the pre-launch party that we’ll be hosting for The Resurrectionist of Caligo by Wendy Trimboli & Alicia Zaloga. The book doesn’t release until 10th September, but you lucky WorldCon-goers will get the chance to purchase early and chat with the authors, while enjoying a drink or two on us. All are

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#MooreWeCanDo

You may have heard already, but one of our beloved authors James A Moore is currently undergoing cancer treatment. James is a great friend to the army, and when a friend is in need, a call to action is sounded. Which is why the Robot Overlords want to do their best to help James as much as is robot-ly possible, but we need your help too!

For the whole month of August, Angry Robot will be giving 100% of proceeds for any and all of James’ ebooks towards the bill for his treatment. Again, that’s 100% of proceeds for all

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Incoming transmission!

Attention, Robots! We have detected an incoming transmission, rippling through the multiverse from a distant pulsar. And this transmission is updating on a monthly basis… It seems the Angry Robot team have created a new podcast!

Join our resident overlord Eleanor Teasdale on a journey through the weird, wonderful worlds of scifi and fantasy, as she collects authors and exciting guest hosts. Together, they will tackle the hottest topics in genre fiction, discover galaxies heretofore unknown and maybe, just maybe, they’ll work out how to make the perfect cup of tea in space.

Our first episode will go

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Angry Robot, Robot Army, Robot Business

Introducing Your New Robot Overlord

Greetings loyal servants of the Robot Army!

Today we announce the implementation of your new Robot Overlord, Eleanor Teasdale. You may commence bowing, kissing feet, pledging your eternal soul, etc.

Here’s a bit about your new lord-and-saviour:

Eleanor ran away to the circus briefly at 18 but decided publishing was a bit more her speed rather than trying to wrangle Strong Men and herding the angry goose. She joins Angry Robot from

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Angry Robot, Book Announcements, Cover Art

NEW BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT: Liege-Killer: The Graphic Novel

Today is a good day. Today is a great day. Today, we are announcing Angry Robot’s…

FIRST EVER GRAPHIC NOVEL!

Liege-Killer: The Graphic Novel, written by the excellent Christopher Hinz, and illustrated by Jon Procter, will be released in June 2019… best summer yet.. am I right?!

Hinz’s award-winning novel has been stunningly reimagined as a graphic novel and includes an all-new foreword from the author discussing the evolution of Liege-Killer and its impact on the genre. For those of you unfamiliar, fear not; here’s the synopsis:

Two hundred years after a nuclear apocalypse forced humanity to

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Guest Post – Amanda Bridgeman on Curing Crime

Hello Robots! Amanda Bridgeman here, putting forward my thoughts on the possibility of curing crime.

In my novel, The Subjugate, I explore a somewhat utopian idea of curing criminals from re-offense. At least, curing those who would inflict physical harm upon another human being. It may seem like a far-off dream to some, but the truth is, it may not be as far from reality as we think.

 

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News from the Overlord

As you may have heard, Angry Robot is making the move from the cosy town of Nottingham to the bright lights of London, where we’ll be joining the Watkins Media mothership. Whilst this is a big change, we feel confident that AR will continue to thrive and deliver the same amazing sci-fi and wtf fiction that you know and love from our new home.

Additionally, a new robot – Gemma Creffield – has joined the ranks as Editorial and Publicity Co-Ordinator. Gemma has worked as a publicist for Watkins Media for several years, creating and driving successful campaigns across their

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Angry Robot, Book Announcements

NEW BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT: The Resurrectionist of Caligo

Angry Robot author Alicia Zaloga
Alicia Zaloga

Good news, friends! We’ve got a new novel heading your way.

Angry Robot will be releasing the incredible The Resurrectionist of Caligo in June 2019, written by author duo Wendy Trimboli and Alicia Zaloga.

The novel is an absolute gem of a read, full of Victoriana, murder, intrigue and one of the coolest magic systems we’ve seen for years!

Here’s the synposis:

‘Man

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Angry Robot, Cover Art

Cover Reveal: God of Broken Things

We’ve got a brand new cover reveal for you all!

You’ve hopefully already picked up Cameron Johnston’s brilliantly wrought grimdark The Traitor God, which we released this past June. Hot on its heels comes the sequel, God of Broken Things, which will be hitting shelves in June 2019 and which now has a flipping badass cover for you all to feast your eyes on.

Here’s the synopsis:

Tyrant magus Edrin Walker destroyed the monster sent by the Skallgrim, but not before it laid waste to Setharis, and infested their magical elite with mind-controlling parasites. Edrin’s own Gift

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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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