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Black Voices Matter Open Submissions – An Update

We have been delighted at the response to our Black Voices Matter Open Submissions Period, and want to thank every author who has submitted their work to us, as well as everyone who has shared the details of this opportunity to their networks.

We are now reading through the first batch of submissions, and will be responding to their authors in the coming weeks.

Having been blown away at the fantastic response so far, we have decided to scrap the original September 30th closing date for the submissions period, and extend it indefinitely.

Interested authors can continue to submit their

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Black Voices Matter Open Submissions

As part of our commitment to publishing the very best in Sci-FI, Fantasy, and WTF?! from the very broadest and best range of voices possible, Angry Robot are delighted to announce the details of our new Black Voices Matter Open Submissions period, exclusively for SFF manuscripts from Black writers who currently don’t have agented representation.

The Black Voices Matter Open Submissions window will run for an initial period of three months, from 12:00am Wed July 1st BST (British Summer Time) until 11:59pm BST Thu September 30th, though we may extend it if we get a good response. There will be

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Open the Pod Bay Doors! Open Submissions 2020

It’s the most wonderful time of the year once again!

No, not Christmas, the Angry Robot Open Submissions Period!

If you’re an SFF/horror writer without agent representation, this is YOUR chance to submit your novel-length manuscripts to Angry Robot Books!

In recent years our Open Submissions have led to publication of acclaimed and award-nominated novels including Shrouded LoyaltiesThe Light Years, and The Imaginary Corpse, and as always we’re excited to see what gems are sent in by budding authors this time around. As an imprint devoted to publishing the very best in genre fiction from the very widest range of voices,

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Black Lives Matter

Like all of you, we have been shocked and disgusted by the recent events in the USA, the latest in a long and shameful history of racist violence. There can be no tolerance for racism or discrimination wherever and whenever it appears, and we all have a responsibility to fight against it, and work tirelessly to create a world where it no longer exists.

As part of the publishing industry, we bear a special responsibility to help provide a platform for stories from underrepresented voices. Our industry has tremendous work to do to improve diversity, both in the authors and

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Black Stories Matter. Black Voices Matter. Black Lives Matter.

Like all of you, we have been shocked and disgusted by the recent events in the USA, the latest in a long and shameful history of racist violence. There can be no tolerance for racism or discrimination wherever and whenever it appears, and we all have a responsibility to fight against it, and work tirelessly to create a world where it no longer exists.

As part of the publishing industry, we bear a special responsibility to help provide a platform for stories from underrepresented voices. Our industry has tremendous work to do to improve diversity, both in the authors and

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Coup d’éVAT

Good news lovely humans!

Her Majesty’s Government here in the UK has brought forward its planned removal of the 20% VAT (that’s Value Added Tax) on eBooks, effective immediately! To celebrate, we’re offering 16.6666666666666666666666666666666666(etc)% off every eBook purchase for the next week, rounded up to 17% because we love you.

All you have to do is use the code COUPDEVAT at checkout, to get 17% off ANY eBook order! Buy one eBook, buy ONE THOUSAND eBOOKS, you’ll get 17% off the lot!

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Extended Shelf Isolation

We’ve been delighted to see how many people have taken advantage of our Shelf Isolation sale to stock up on Angry Robot’s selection of the finest SF/F/WTF, so we’ve decided to extend it!

For another whole week, you can get 50% off any eBook order from our website! Buy one eBook, or buy ONE HUNDRED eBooks, you’ll get 50% off the total price: all DRM-free, yours to keep, in epub and mobi formats!

All you need to do is use the code SHELFISOLATION at checkout.

SALE EXTENDED AGAIN, NOW ENDING ON MONDAY APRIL 13TH!

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Shelf Isolation

Well. We don’t know about you, but here at Angry Robot, we thought it’d be zombies.

Or, you know, killer robots.

This is of course a strange and scary time for all of us. But we know that it’s in such times that we turn to stories, whether for escape, for hope, for solace, or for whatever the hell it is you maniacs pushing Pandemic to the top

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Refraction by Christopher Hinz – Cover Reveal!

We are delighted to reveal the cover for REFRACTION, the new novel from award-winning sci fi author Christopher Hinz, out from Angry Robot this November!

If Aiden Manchester had to have a superpower, why couldn’t it be something useful like predicting the future? Or Jedi mind tricks? Instead, he’s afflicted with manifestations, balls of goo which materialise in midair while he sleeps. But then Aidan learns he was a ‘Quiver Kid’; one of seven orphaned babies drafted for an illicit experiment at

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New Angry Robot eBook Prices!

As mechanical beings with computers for brains, we here at Angry Robot have long been fans of eBooks.

We know that many of our readers are too.

So, it gives us great pleasure to announce an overhaul of our eBook prices, making this handy dandy format even handier and dander!

All our frontlist titles are now only £4.99*, so you can buy even more of our brilliant brand new books.

Our huge backlist of the best in SF, F, and WTF?! is only £3.99!*

And as an extra-special incentive, we’ve made the first book in every multi-book series we’ve published

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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

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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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