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Author Appearance: Rod Duncan

Angry Robot author Rod DuncanRod Duncan, author of The Queen of All Crows and The Fall of the Gas-Lit Empire series, will be giving two talks next week in Leicester! So clear your calendars, here’s where you’ll find him:

Monday 23rd April
13:00 – 14:00
Rod will be giving a talk about The Queen of All Crows and his wider writing, including short novel Tricks of the Light. The event will take place at De Montfort University

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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

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Angry Robot, AR Authors, 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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Foz Meadows Guest of Honour at SwanCon 2018!

Angry Robot Author Foz MeadowsFoz Meadows is going to be Guest of Honour at Australia’s longest running SFF convention Swancon 2018!

Swancon, Australia’s longest running science fiction, fantasy and spec fic convention will run between 29th March and 2nd April at the Pan Pacific Perth hotel in Perth, Western Australia.

Foz is the author of wonderfully diverse and beautifully wrought An Accident of Stars and its sequel A Tyranny of Queens, and is also Hugo nominated for her fan-writing.

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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 to tell

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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 clandestine organisation,

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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 novel Hidden Sun,

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AR Authors, Author Appearance, Events

Author Appearance: Taking Tea and Talking Character with Amber Royer

Amber Royer, author of upcoming Free Chocolate will be appearing at two events in Texas this weekend. If you want to indulge then check out the information below and get ready to talk chocolate, eat chocolate, and possibly live as chocolate too.

AR Author Amber RoyerFresh Fiction Afternoon Tea – Saturday 10th March

This Saturday at 3.30pm Amber will be attending the Fresh Fiction Afternoon tea at the Chocolate Angel Cafe and Tea Room in Richardson,

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S A Sidor at StokerCon

Angry Robot Author, SA Sidor
Photo by Jamie Howard

It’s all go this weekend! Not only are a mega-bunch of Robots hanging out at Emerald City Comic Con, our S A Sidor, author of the frankly bonkers Fury From the Tomb will be at StokerCon in Providence, RI.

S A (or Steven, should you meet him) will be taking part in the Pulp Horror in 2018 panel at 10AM on Saturday in State Suite

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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

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Author Appearance: Fancy Some Free Chocolate with Amber Royer?

AR Author Amber RoyerThe cheery, chocolate loving Amber Royer, debut author of the upcoming Free Chocolate, will be putting in appearances from afternoon tea to workshops that you won’t need a golden ticket for – though we would still encourage the obsessive purchase of chocolate. Here’s where Amber will be over the next couple of weeks:

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Between 16-18 February Amber will be on several panels at the Radisson Hotel Fort Worth sitting on panels on short story writing, the lone

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Keith Yatsuhashi Writes on Arisia

Angry Robot author Keith YatsuhashiAs you may have seen, author of Kojiki and KokoroKeith Yatsuhashi, was at SFF convention Arisia in Boston last week. Turns out he had so much fun we asked him to write just a little guest post about his experience, which he did! So, without further ado, we’ll hand on over to Keith to tell us about his experience of fandom and being an author at a con:

A Weekend of Fandom, Networking,

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The Wrong Stars Shortlisted for the Philip K Dick Award

The Wrong Stars by AR author Tim Pratt

WHOOOOT!!!! Sound the good news alarms, release the d̶e̶a̶t̶h̶ joy drones and set party phasers to ‘stun’ because Tim Pratt‘s The Wrong Stars has been shortlisted for this year’s Philip K Dick Award!

The Wrong Stars follows a ragtag crew of the ship the White Raven, as they discover an alien technology that could change the fate of humanity, or unleash an ancient evil which could

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Keith Yatsuhashi at Arisia

Angry Robot author Keith Yatsuhashi

Keith Yatsuhashi, author of wonderfully fun urban fantasy with an anime twist Kojiki and sequel Kokoro, will be appearing at Arisia – New England’s largest and most diverse sci-fi & fantasy convention.

Arisia is taking place this weekend (Jan 12 – 15) in Boston and will be full to the brim with anime, SF&F, costuming, weapons (just for show… we think) and music tracks. There’s something for everyone!

Keith is well known for being

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Author Appearances: Rod Duncan

Angry Robot author Rod Duncan

Today The Queen of All Crows, the first in Rod Duncan‘s eagerly anticipated second series with us, The Map of Unknown Things, is released!

*Queue celebratory aerial display by troop of fancy, glitter covered crows* 

As is the way with these things, Rod will be holding and/or taking part in a few events over the next month, so if you’re in or near to Leicester, UK do pop on over to get your

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