Conventions

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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Angry Robot Live, AR Authors, Author Appearance, Conventions

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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Angry Robot, Author Appearance, Conventions, Events, Live Panel

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

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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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Angry Robot, Angry Robot Live, AR Authors, Author Appearance, Conventions, ECCC, Fan stuff, Hell Yes, Live Panel, 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

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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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AR Authors, Author Appearance, Conventions, Events, 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 Fandom, Networking,

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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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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

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AR Authors, Author Appearance, Conventions, FantasyCon, Out and About

Angry Robot at FantasyCon 2017

Listen up, meatbags!

Angry Robot is coming to FantasyCon and we’re ready to party! Who’s with us? You? YOU? How about you in the corner, yeah you, holding all the books. Come and join us!

As usual, if this is your first con, you’re feeling a bit nervous or you just fancy sitting with some friendly faces, we’re more than happy to welcome you into our little gang, so look for the Angry Robot lanyards round our

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Conventions, Robots at large

Angry Robot Invade WorldCon!

Whirr, buzz and whoop, it’s convention time again!

We’re at the 75th Worldcon in Helsiniki for a global scale invasion!

Our invasion force will be infiltrating the convention, signing, reading, talking and briefing the Robot Army ready for the takeover!

Below is the mission statement of which members of the Army to report to and when you are briefed. (Assuming nobody foils our plots and forces us to change our schemes, these things can be subject to change, you know.)

As well as our

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Author Appearance: Jeannette Ng at Nine Worlds

Righto, more news for you!Angry Robot Author Jeannette Ng

The busy bee that is Jeannette Ng, author of the forthcoming, gorgeously gothic Under The Pendulum Sun, is out and about once again this summer. This time she’s heading along to Nine Worlds Geekfest to chat about writing, characterisation and to unleash her hair braiding magic upon the world (sign us up now!).

Nine Worlds is being held from 4-6 August 2017 at Novotel London West and gives you the chance to explore cosplay,

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Angry Robot, AR Authors, Author Appearance, Conventions, Live Panel, Out and About

READERCON: N S Dolkart

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ReaderCon is coming at you this weekend, bringing the very best in imaginative literature, and authors too, it seems. Not only will you be graced with amazing guests of honour Naomi Novik and Nnedi Okorafor, there’s also a robot in the room, as our very own N S Dolkart will be taking part in panels and readings throughout the weekend.

Here’s where our Noah will be:

 

Friday, July 14
12:00
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AR Authors, Conventions, CONvergence, Events

Convention Time: CONvergence 2017

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Are you ready for more convention news? Yes? No? Unsure?

Well I hope you ticked box one because this time, the Robot Overlords gave decreed an appearance at CONvergence 2017, from 6-9 July is in order.

We’re sending our very own Mike Underwood (sales & marketing wizard and author) who you’ll be able to find at #Space 15, where he’ll be hanging out, selling books and generally being awesome!

Mike will be joined by Patrick S. Tomlinson, author of

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Kameron Hurley’s Tour of Sweden

The Stars Are Legion by Kameron Hurley

Hallå, Swedish fans!

Hope you’re all well and excited for KONTUR, the annual Swedish SFF convention. Do you know who else is excited? Kameron Hurley, that’s who. Kameron will be attending the convention as Guest of Honour alongside Ann Leckie and Siri Pettersen.

Though fear not, Kameron fans in Stockholm and Göteborg! Kameron will be swinging by the Science Fiction Bokhandelns in your

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Author Appearance: Matthew De Abaitua to WoW

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Matthew De Abaitua will be heading up to Liverpool Saturday (May 13) to take part in a panel as part of the Writing On the Wall festival.

The event is called Tax the Robots and… well the festival programmers can do a much better job of explaining the day than we can, so without further ado:

The term “robot” was coined by Czechoslovakian playwright Karel Capek in 1920 — “robota” being a Czech

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