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Yo, WorldCon, We’re Here!

WorldCon is here, y’all! And we have Robots for dayyyzzzz. Below you’ll find a list of authors who will be attending the convention and taking part in panels, signings, runnings(?) and various other fun and friendly things. As always, our lovely lot will be happy to chat to anyone who wishes to talk – some will even escort you places – so please do say hi if you see them!

As well as these fine authors, Eric Scott Fischl (Dr Potter’s Medicine Show) and Patrick S Tomlinson (The Ark), Lauren C Teffeau (Implanted), Amber Royer (

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Angry Robot, Robot Business

A New Addition to the Robot Clan

Listen up meaty friends, the other day we had a bit of a shuffle around at Robot Towers and decided we needed some fresh metal. In the most wonderfully Lovecraftian way, we extended our tentacles into the Eldritch void and dragged something bright and shiny back through the æther. That bright and shiny person is Lottie and she started today!

The eagle-eyed among you might recognise Lottie as our former intern. After a stint at Black

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Angry Robot

MECHS ON THE BEACH: Your Angry Robot Summer Reading Quiz

We know that sometimes it’s a tough decision to choose just a couple of brilliant books when you go on holiday, after all there’s only so much space in a suitcase! (shush you, with the e-readers… e-readers don’t give such a good visual, okay?!) In order to help you out with your decision making, we at Angry Robot have decided to make your summer reading decision easy by creating this very scientific quiz. E-readers, you’re welcome to use it, too…

Thanks to the help of our most empathetic AIs (intern Jess) we’ve created a set
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Angry Robot, Book Announcements

New Book Announcement: THE OUTSIDE by Ada Hoffmann

We have new book news!! *Kermit flail*

You might have seen that we have a new author making their home the orbital death platform. May we introduce you to Ada Hoffmann! We’re bringing you Ada’s debut novel, The Outside – a brilliant sci-fi where hyper-intelligent AI gods react harshly to breaches in reality – in June 2019.

Here’s the full synopsis:

Yasira Shien didn’t mean for her science to tear holes in reality. Or for her

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Angry Robot at EdgeLit

It’s back! EdgeLit, the Midlands’ foremost literary day festival is back at the QUAD in Derby, showcasing some of the SFFH’s finest literary talent, including Frances Hardinge, Paul Tremblay and of course, some fantastic Angry Robot authors!

This year both Rod Duncan and Micah Yongo will be making appearances, as well as Andy Remic, Gav Thorpe and Jen Williams (who we only publish in the US of A but who we love, so we’re including here).

Here’s where they’ll be on the day:

10AM
Imposter Syndrome: At What Point Do You Become

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Angry Robot, Book Announcements

The Traitor God Returns

Angry Robot author Cameron JohnstonA couple of weeks ago we told you that we’d sold translation rights for Cameron Johnston‘s The Traitor God in both Czech and Hungarian. Now, we’re bringing you more exciting news from the world of Setharis: A SEQUEL!

God of Broken Things will be dropping in June next year and sees your favourite antihero, and ours, Edrin Walker back in the midst of all that terrible, beautiful action.

Here’s the synopsis:

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Angry Robot, Author Appearances, Conventions, Robot Army, Writers

Robots at CONvergence!

For all you lucky humans attending CONvergence this week we have Robots taking over the con in their excitement to see and chat to you, YES YOU! Luckily we managed to restrain them from their usual deathly leanings, once we assured them you’re on our side and will be buying many books. Cos you all will be, right? RIGHT? *stares*

Over the weekend our authors will be taking part in a variety of signings, readings,

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Angry Robot, Cover Art

Cover Reveal: Jaine Fenn’s Hidden Sun

This September we’re very excited to bring you a brand new science fantasy novel, Hidden Sun, and today we’re showing you the brilliant new cover!

Hidden Sun is the first in the Shadowlands series, which takes place in a fascinating and mysterious world of darkness and light. Here’s the synopsis:

Rhia Harlyn is a noble in Shen, one of the dozens of shadowlands which separate the bright, alien skyland. She has a missing brother, an unwanted marriage proposal and an interest in science considered unbecoming in her gender. Her brother’s disappearance coincided with a violent unsolved murder, and Rhia impulsively

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Angry Robot, Awards

The Stars are Legion on the Campbell Memorial Shortlist!

The Stars Are Legion by Kameron HurleyWe have some news so incredible it might just wipe your memory and leave you stranded on a dying world-ship in the vast emptiness of space.

That’s right, Kameron Hurley has been nominated for a John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel for her gory, fleshy, downright meaty book The Stars Are Legion!! Although we’re excited, we’re certainly not surprised, Kameron’s work is amazing, dark,

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Angry Robot, Author Appearances, Conventions

A Splendid Day Out!

Angry Robot author KW JeterPolish your goggles, straighten your top hats, and hop on your dirigibles to celebrate all things steampunk with K.W. Jeter at A Splendid Day Out in Morecambe this weekend!

K.W. Jeter, the Father of Steampunk and author of Infernal DevicesFiendish SchemesGrim Expectations, and Morlock Night will be attending to make not just a day but a whole weekend truly splendid.

Jeter will be speaking at the Arts of Steam segment at this steam-powered

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Angry Robot, Author Appearances, Book Birthdays

The Traitor God Book Launch!

The Traitor God by Cameron JohnstonIf that bright June sun is just too cheery for you then celebrate something grim this summer with the launch of Cameron Johnston’s debut work of grimdark fantasy The Traitor God. On Tuesday 5th June Cameron will launch his stunning debut with Glasgow Waterstones on Argyle Street.

Cameron will be interviewed by Ruth EJ Booth, a BSFA-award winning author and scholar of fantasy, before giving a signing!

Here’s a short look

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Wesley Chu at MCM London!

This weekend our very own robot author Wesley Chu, author of Time Salvager, Time Siege, the Tao series AND The Rise of Io will be at MCM London Comic Con! Wesley will be on a couple panels sharing wisdom and blowing your human minds!

Wes will be signing both Friday and Saturday, however has two panels on the first day, which you can see below:

Friday 25th May

Authors of Action – Comic

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The Queen of All Deals

The Queen of All Crows by Rod DuncanThe Queen of all Crows is a smart and entertaining read, among the best of the steampunk subgenre I’ve read. It continues the story of Elizabeth Barnabus in an alternative history where they take intellectual property protection a little too seriously.”
– Craig Newmark, founder of Craigslist and Craigconnects

“It seems an odd mix of steampunk, supernatural mystery, and intellectual property thriller, but I like it.”
– Black Gate

“Rod Duncan not

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Alternative Wedding Plans!

If, like us, your invite to the royal wedding was lost in the post then you can use your free May 19th to attend the Books on the Hill and BristolCon Fringe Alternative Wedding Plans event!

Between 12pm-2pm there will be both a panel and a signing from a whole flock (quest? imagining? murder?) of fantasy authors including Joanne Hall, Peter Newman, Lucy Hounsom, and Brian McClellan. And given that it will be held at the Hatchet Inn, Bristol, we expect there will be a chance for a quick drink in between all

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Angry Robot, Open Door

Open Door 2017 – latest update

Update time! As we said at the time, it was going to take us a fair old while to work through all of the 1,066 full novels submitted to the Open Door. For all of you who are waiting patiently for us to dig down the pile to your own opus, we thank you.

We’re down to about 400 entries. Most of those are books we’ve simply not got to yet – and we note that close on 170

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