Angry Robot, Awards, Books, Reviews

Our first post of the New Year

Goodness me! Is it that time already? You know, I had every intention of posting every other day or so over the Christmas break, but family stuff happened, and I never did, so this post is a summary of some of the great reviews etc we’ve had over the last week or so.

Ok, first up – the first reviews for our January titles are in! Servant of the Underworld by the brilliant Aliette de Bodard, and Lavie Tidhar’s steampunk romp, The Bookman. Both reviews are by LoudMouthMan.

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Awards, Books

Slights shortlisted for the Aurealis Award

Every year the Aurealis Awards celebrate the very best in genre fiction by Australian writers and editors, or Australian residents.

slights-72dpi-30cmGiven the fact that some of the world’s best fiction is coming out of Australia these days, competition is fierce.

When we learned that Kaaron Warren‘s astonishing debut – Slights – was shortlisted in the Best Horror Novel category, we were delighted. Not surprised in the least, as

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Awards, Conventions, Robot Army

Angry Masquerade

One of the things we did at WorldCon a couple of weeks ago was to sponsor a prize in the masquerade. It was a fun event, and we offered a prize for the best Angry Robot.

Look left – I’m sure you’ll agree this one looks particularly angry. Well, I wouldn’t want to cross him!

The winner was Devin Harrigan and his magnificent creation, “Atomic Robot and the Thing From Beyond WorldCon”.

Devin wins a copy of every one of our books in our first year

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Awards, Books

Moxyland Longlisted for Major Award

lauren-beukes-web1It’s early days, but we’ve just been informed that Lauren Beukes’ superb debut novel, Moxyland, has been longlisted for the South African Sunday Times Fiction Award.

This is the most prestigious literary award in the country, and the fact that a genre novel has been recommended is a testament to the amazing work Lauren has created.

Congratulations on the longlisting, Lauren – we have crossed various digits for luck.

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