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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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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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Three for (Almost) Free!

“Jay Posey creates a vivid and mesmerizing world whose characters are so real and so flawed that you’ll recognize them immediately. An unforgettable read.”
– Peter Telep, Co-author of the #1 New York Times Bestseller, Against All Enemies

“A fun, action packed read that serves as a solid debut – I’m on board for Book Two for certain.”
– Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

“Gritty action-packed drama so hi-res and real you’ll believe you got something in your eye.”
– Matt Forbeck, author of Amortals and Dangerous Games

If you

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Author Appearance: Jeff Noon

Angry Robot author Jeff NoonTo celebrate the 25 years since his Arthur C Clarke Award winning debut novel Vurt was published Jeff Noon is going back to where it all began!

Jeff Noon will be returning to Manchester on Tuesday 29th May where he will appear, or possibly manifest, for an event at HOME to discuss the origins of Vurt, the publishing industry, experimental fiction, and his own secrets on how to create fiction.

There will also be

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Angry Robot, Author Appearances, Book Announcements

Myke Cole Joins The Robot Ranks

AR Author Myke Cole
Photo credit: Karsten Moran

We have some exciting news for you fleshy readers today! Myke Cole, author of the Shadow Ops series and Tor Publishing’s The Armoured Saint will be joining us here at Angry Robot with his own contribution to the robot uprising, the beginning of a military space opera series the likes fall of which we have never seen before.

You’ve suffered alongside characters through fights, rebellions, intergalactic wars,

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Angry Robot, Books, Cover Art

Cover Reveal: Free Chocolate

For everyone who has run out of Easter chocolate we’re bringing you a brand new chocolatey treat! Our tastiest upcoming book, Free Chocolate, from debut author Amber Royer now has a cover, shown off by our friends at Unbound Worlds.

Free Chocolate follows Latina culinary arts student, Bo Benitez, as she tries to steal precious cocoa from planet Earth to sell to the rest of the chocoholic universe. Bo ends up on the run, living out her very own space opera telenovela complete with people eating aliens, culinary capers and hot alien boyfriends.

Below is the sneak peak of

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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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Big news – Angry Robot’s books are going 3D!

Why should moviegoers have all the fun? The worlds of SF and fantasy on the big screen have long benefitted from the extra dimension that being shown in 3D has brought, and it’s high time we book people did the same. For too long, it’s only been the stories that have taken readers to new dimensions, but now the same is happening to the books themselves!

That’s why we’re very proud to announce today that, thanks to an amazing

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Angry Robot, Author Appearances, Conventions, Out and About

Follycon: Eastercon 2018

IT IS ALMOST TIME. The Robot Army is mobilising and heading to FollyCon, in numbers greater than ever seen before.

That’s right, the legion will be out in force, and not only that we’ll be selling books, too! Drop by the dealer’s room Monday – Friday to pick up some wonderful novels and get yourself a pin badge! We’re also having a PAAAARTAAAYYY at 3PM on Saturday to launch Jeff Noon’s The Body Library and Patrice Sarath’s The Sisters Mederos. We’ll be giving away a free glass of wine with each book, and it cost an arm

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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: Matthew De Abaitua

Author of The Red Men, If Then and The DestructivesMatthew De Abaitua will be taking part in the Essex Book Festival by holding a creative writing workshop! But what’s even cooler than seeing Matthew spill forth wisdom, is that it’s taking place in a creepy, Cold War, underground nuclear bunker which just screams dystopia – only slightly different to where he lectures at the University of Essex right?! So, if you’re in the London area (UK), be

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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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