Author Appearances

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New Books from D.B. Jackson!!

AR Author D B JacksonOkay humans, buckle up because we’re about to blow your squishy minds! In wonderful, brilliant and joyful news, we’re announcing not one but TWO new books from our new Crawford Fantasy Award-winning cybernetic author, D.B. Jackson! D.B. is making it rain books here at Angry Robot, he’s bringing time-hopping epic fantasies Time’s Children in October and the sequel Time’s Demon in May 2019!

Here’s the synopsis for the first:

Fifteen year-old Tobias Doljan, a Walker trained to travel

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NEWCASTLE: Cameron Johnston and RJ Barker in Conversation

Newcastle, listen up! Cameron Johnston, author of -just-this-month-released novel The Traitor God, and RJ Barker, author of Age of Assassins and sequel Blood of Assassins will be in conversation at Forbidden Planet Newcastle THIS THURSDAY from 6 – 7PM.

The pair will be chatting about their writing processes and their journey to published authors, epic fantasy, grimdark, magic, gods, fighting and anything else that takes their fancy. This will be accompanied by short readings from both parties and followed by a signing session.

For more details about the event just head on over to the Forbidden Planet

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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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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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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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Patrice Sarath at ArmadilloCon

AR Author Patrice Sarath

Folks close to Austin, Texas! Our wonderful Patrice Sarath will be signing copies of her sororal alternate fantasy, The Sisters Mederos, on Wednesday May 9 from 7PM at Book People!

For those who are yet to read Patrice’s incredible novel about vengeful sisters, family ties and magic, here’s the synopsis:

House Mederos was once the wealthiest merchant family in Port Saint  Frey. Now the family is disgraced, impoverished, and humbled by the  powerful

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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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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,

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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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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

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