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Author Appearances, Conventions, Out and About, Robots at large

All Aboard For Fantasycon 2018

Hear Ye. Hear Ye. The Robots will be descending on Fantasycon 2018 this weekend for all things bookish and delightful!

Yes that’s right, we’ll be firing up our hoverboards and heading for The Queen’s Hotel in Chester from the 19th – 21st October. Not only have we got authors taking part in panels, but our very own publicity manager, Penny will be playing some late night D&D with other writerly folks (keep an eye on Twitter/Instagram for photos and possible videos).

Also, the con is home of the British Fantasy Awards and our very own Jeannette Ng is nominated for Best

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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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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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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 necks and

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Book Tour: Ferrett Steinmetz – The Uploaded

Angry Robot author Ferrett Steinmetz

There’s a Ferrett in the wild!

Our lovely Ferrett Steinmetz, author of the ‘Mancer series (Flex, The Flux, Fix) and now hearty cyberpunk The Uploaded is heading out to sign books for all you wonderful people!

Come along, hear wonderful words spoken, eat doughnuts and admire Ferrett’s no doubt The Uploaded themed nails. You’d be very silly indeed to miss out!

Here’s where he’ll be:

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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 PM
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Innominate: Eastercon 2017

The Robots are descending on Innominate – the 68th British National Science Fiction Convention!

Known as Eastercon, this year it’s being held across 14 to 17 April 2017 at Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel. And it’s the best place to share in your love of science fiction, fantasy, horror and other geeky things with authors, artists, publishers and other fans too!

Amongst the outstanding guests you’ll find our authors Matthew De Abaitua and Jeannette Ng as well as the robot publicity manager, Penny Reeve. We’ll also be in Angry Robot</p>        </div>
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Angry Robot, Author Appearances, Awards, Conventions, Out and About, Robots at large

All things Fantasycon and the winning of lovely awards

bfs_1Sorry to report but the Robots are a little rust-tinged and creaky this morning, as we attempt to kickstart ailing battery packs back to life after a splendid weekend at the UK Fantasycon, organised by the British Fantasy Society. Held in the once-majestic shambolic splendour of the Grand Hotel in Scarborough, a combination of wonderful people, fine autumnal seaside weather and us winning the Best Independent Publisher 2016 award made for a

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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,

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Angry Robot at GenCon

Dear Robot Legions, let me tell you a story about a young cyborg.

Years ago, before I was assimilated into the Angry Robot collective and fitted with the Sales-and-Marketing-o-Tron-9000 system, I was a mere gamer, spending evenings and weekends at my local game store, first as a regular, then as a cashwrap monkey.

Each summer, one thing loomed on the horizon and came to dominate every conversation:

GenCon

For those that don’t know, GenCon is the largest gaming convention in the USA, and is the height of the gaming world’s season. But even if you know about GenCon, you might

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Angry Robot’s Summer Invasion of Forbidden Planet

Angry Robot’s Summer Invasion of Forbidden Planet

Looking forward to this year’s World SciFi Convention (LonCon)? Or, can’t make LonCon and wish you could have an evening with some of your favourite authors before the con starts?

Well, we want to kick-start your LonCon experience with an Angry Robot Summer Invasion of Forbidden Planet, on Wednesday, 13 August at 6pm.

Meet the Authors

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Meet some Angry Robots at CONvergence in MN, next week!

Next week in Minneapolis, we’ll be at CONvergence – one of the finest genre conventions in the world!

This is where you can find us:

The bar.

If we’re not there, chances are, we’re on or at a panel. These are the fine folk who will be there, and the panels they’re on:

Kameron Hurley (The Mirror Empire, Empire Ascendent)

Thursday 3 July
3.30pm – Good, Fast or Cheap
When does it make sense to work for exposure and when does that become exploitative? At what point do you need to insist on charging?

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Adam Christopher Live!

AdamChristopher ©DCSterneA typo while writing the subject of this blog post had me writing Adam Christopher Lives! which is the cry that emanated from the mad scientist who created Adam all those years ago, and possibly the subject of a different article.

This one, however, is to tell you of the next British Fantasy Society Open Night, in which Adam is the Guest Author. He will be interviewed by Gillian Redfearn, the Publishing Director of Gollancz. Don’t think we’re not keeping an eye on you, Gillian… 🙂

You can meet

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The Stalkers’ Guide to Angry Robot

Angry Robot authors and staff are going to be out and about quite a lot, this year! These are some of our current Convention plans. Please note that not all of our authors are listed here, and all appearances are subject to change, of course:

The Authors

Guy Adams
September 5-7, FantasyCon, York, UK

Mike Shevdon
April 18-21, EasterCon, Glasgow, UK
August 14-18, WorldCon (LonCon), London, UK
October 25, BristolCon, Bristol, UK

Madeline Ashby
August 14-18, WorldCon (LonCon), London, UK

Ishbelle Bee
April 19, EasterCon, Glasgow, UK

Maurice Broaddus
May 2-4,

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