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Angry Robot, Author Appearances, Book Announcements

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, Book Announcements, Cover Art, Robot Business, Writers

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

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Author Appearances, Book Announcements, Robot Business

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

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Author Appearances

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

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Angry Robot, Author Appearances, Conventions

States of Independence: Jeannette Ng and Rod Duncan

On Saturday 10th March the States of Independence Festival at De Montfort University, Leicester will be hosting authors Jeannette Ng (Under the Pendulum Sun) and Rod Duncan (The Queen of All Crows) on their panels along with Angry Robot’s very own publicity manager, Penny Reeve. If you want to come along to this FREE FESTIVAL then check out the details below:

Angry Robot Author Jeannette NgWomen in Science Fiction and Fantasy Panel, chaired by Dr Teika Bellamy 12.30

If

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Angry Robot, Author Appearances, Conventions, Fan stuff, Hell Yes, Out and About

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 / Like

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Author Appearances, Book Announcements, Conventions

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,

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Author Appearances, Conventions, Round Ups

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

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Author Appearances, Awards

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

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Author Appearances, Conventions

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

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Angry Robot, Author Appearances

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

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Author Appearances, Christmas, Interesting Stuff, Kill Em All!, Short Fiction

CHRISTMAS DEATH MATCH Flash Fic

You know your pals at Angry Robot, we just love getting festive. We also just love death, awful, foul murder most horrid.

This holiday season we wanted to bring you something that smushes our two favourite things together in a perfect unholy matrimony, with a festive bow just slapped on the top right there. So friends, we bring you CHRISTMAS DEATH MATCH FLASH FIC.

From this Tuesday we’ll be pitching some of our finest scribes

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Author Appearances, Book Announcements, Robot Business

New Author Alert! Cameron Johnston

Howdy folks, Angry Robot author Cameron Johnston

Get out your welcome banner and shake up that champagne because we’ve got a new announcement: Cameron Johnston has agreed to a full brain augmentation, the insertion of various tracking devices and lasers and has joined the Angry Robot team! We’re bloody delighted to have him, especially as we hear h̶e̶’̶s̶ ̶a̶ ̶h̶i̶g̶h̶-̶l̶e̶v̶e̶l̶ ̶m̶a̶g̶e̶… uh, has a lot of cool things to say.

To find out more about Cameron and his forthcoming

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Author Appearances, Conventions

Jeannette Ng to Appear at DCC

Jeannette Ng, author of our favourite creepy gothic fantasy Under the Pendulum Sun will be appearing at Dutch ComiCon this weekend (18 / 19 November)!

The biggest convention in Holland, Jeannette will be hobnobbing with the likes of Lena Headey (Cersei from Game of Thrones), Spencer Wilding (Darth Vader in Rogue One) and Jared Gilmore (Bobby Draper in Mad Men/ Henry in Once Upon a Time).

Here’s a list of where

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