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We’ve Been Shortlisted for A Locus Award!

The Stars Are Legion by Kameron HurleyGood news, Robot fans! Not only has our Kameron Hurley‘s The Stars Are Legion been shortlisted for Best Sc-Fi Novel at the Locus Awards, we’ve been shortlisted for Best Publisher!

Yeeeeeyyyyyyyyy!

The Locus Awards are chosen by a survey of readers in an open online poll, which runs from February 1 to April 15. Winners will be announced during the Locus Awards Weekend in Seattle WA, June 22-24, 2018. We’ll be

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An Accident of Stars Shortlisted for the Norma K Hemming Award!

We have more award good news!

The wonderful An Accident of Stars by Foz Meadows has been shortlisted for the Norma K Hemming Award for Long Work!

In its own words, the award, presented by The Australian Science Fiction Foundation (ASFF), is given to mark excellence in the exploration of themes of race, gender, sexuality, class or disability in a speculative fiction work by Australian citizens and/or residents.

Foz has also been shortlisted for the Short Fiction award

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Hunger Makes the Wolf, Winner of The Kitschies Golden Tentacle Award!

Hunger Makes the Wolf by Alex WellsWE BRING GOOD NEWS, MEATSACKS!!

Alex Wells (or Acks, as you might know them) took home The Kitschies Golden Tentacle for Best Debut award last night!!

The Red Tentacle was awarded to Nina Allan for The Rift and the Inky to Jack Smyth for his cover illustration for The History of Bees.

The Kitschies, sponsored by Blackwell’s, is one of the UK’s finest literary awards, with previous winners such as

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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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AR Authors, Author Appearance, Conventions, Interesting Stuff, Out and About

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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Make Angry Robot Your Cheap Date This Valentine’s

Hate Valentine’s Day? Not in the mood to go out and watch couples snogging in a corner? Fancy staying in with an excellent book instead?  Well, let Angry Robot be your cheap date!

For just £1 (or the equivalent) we’ll send you a surprise book to curl up with on the 14th.

It might not be able to draw you a hot bath and cover you in chocolate but we can promise you’ll traverse universes,

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Angry Robot, Charity, Interesting Stuff

Pre-order Smoke Eaters, Help Firefighters

Smoke Eaters by Sean Grigsby

We do like a good charity and finding a way to support one through book sales is one of our favourite things to do. After last year’s campaign to support Freedom Service Dogs of America with a pre-order campaign for Wendy N Wagner’s An Oath of Dogs we’re going to do another pre-order campaign, this time for Sean Grigsby‘s Smoke Eaters!

It seems apt, seeing as when

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Angry Robot Media, AR Authors, 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

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AR Books: Available in Large Prints and Braille NOW!

The BIGGER the BETTER, right?!

Here’s some exciting news – we now have 21 of our brilliant books on Read How You Want, a fabulous website where you can access a bunch of our awesome stories in large print and in braille!

Each title will be available by the end of November and include, but aren’t limited to:

Numenera: The Night Clave by Shanna Germain & Monte Cook
Under the Pendulum Sun by Jeannette Ng
The Trials of Solomon Parker by Eric Scott Fischl
The Wrong Stars by Tim Pratt
Nanoshock by K.C. Alexander
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An Oath of Dogs Pre-Order Campaign: Update

An Oath of Dogs by Wendy N Wagner

Back in March we showed off the breathtaking cover for Wendy N Wagner‘s An Oath of Dogs (all credit to the exceptional Joey Hi-Fi), and at the same time let you know that for each pre-order of the novel we’d be donating $1 to Freedom Service Dogs of America, a national charity which provides assistance dogs for people in need.

So, to keep you

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Time Salvager Primed for Movie

Time Salvager by Wesley Chu*SUPER EXCITING ANNOUNCEMENT KLAXON*

You may have seen the news on Den of Geek that Zak Olkewicz is currently adapting Wesley Chu’s Time Salvager for director Michael Bay.

Bay, probably most famous for Armageddon, Pearl Harbor and the Transformers franchise will be taking on Wes’ tale of chronman James, who returns to past earth one final time in order to recover resources but ends up bringing back more than he

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Angry Robot Books: Now Available in Large Print and Braille

Good tidings!

We have a most excellent announcement straight from your Robot Overlords, circulating high on their orbital death platform: some of our lovely, lovely books are now available to those hard of sight, in both large print formate and braille.

Currently 36 of our favourite titles are available both in braille and large print (in a variety of text sizes/boldness) so we can spread more of our lovely books to the world.

The list currently includes books such as:

Dr Potter’s Medicine Show by Eric Scott Fischl

Drake and Dominion by Peter McLean

 Kojiki by Keith

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Robots invade China – all books now on Dangdang!

 

Angry Robot books on DangdangA message comes in from a distant frontier… Robot forces are advancing on all fronts. As of today, the Chinese censors has finished poring through all our files for subversive messages, and we’re very pleased to announce that the Angry Robot list is now available on the Chinese ebook platform Dangdang.

Cue a billion hats thrown into the air as one, as discordant electronic choirs lead the singing of the Angry Robot theme tune, cunningly rearranged for erhu

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Friday Afternoon Angry Robot Deep-Dreaming Insanity

Yeah, it’s Friday afternoon in the Angry Robot office (YMMV), so it was inevitable that we were going to goof about for an hour or two, and run some of our recent and upcoming book covers through Deep Dream.

Do you know it – Google’s new software algorithm that attempts to mimic what happens in the human subconscious during dream states? It’s a bit limited at the moment: it really only draws on images of dogs and eyeballs right now – but it’s still damn freaky and we had a blast revealing the Cthulhu-esque subliminals lurking just behind our cover

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