WorldCon is here, y’all! And we have Robots for dayyyzzzz. Below you’ll find a list of authors who will be attending the convention and taking part in panels, signings, runnings(?) and various other fun and friendly things. As always, our lovely lot will be happy to chat to anyone who wishes to talk – some will even escort you places – so please do say hi if you see them!
Tag: Alex Wells
WE 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
OMFG, you guys!
We’re so excited to announce that Alex Wells’ splendid novel Hunger Makes the Wolf has been shortlisted for The Kitschies’ Gold Tentacle Award!
*Glitter cannons pop*
The Gold Tentacle is awarded to debut novels which best fit the criteria of progressive, intelligent and entertaining. Previous winners include Tade Thompson’s Making Wolf and Anne Leckie’s Ancillary Justice.
Hunger Makes the Wolf was released in
Alex Wells, author of Hunger Makes the Wolf and recently released sequel Blood Binds the Pack will be making an appearance at Old Firehouse Books in Colorado on March 10. Come along and hear Alex talk about being a badass writer with a penchant for applying SCIENCE to SFF, get your books signed and have a mingle!
If you want a taste of what Alex’s books are like, or how they navigate the field
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 /
War is coming to Hob Ravani’s world. The company that holds it in monopoly, TransRift Inc, has at last found what they’re looking for–the source of the power that enables
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:
Earlier this year we brought you Alex Wells‘ Hunger Makes the Wolf, an incredibly cool tale with deserts, biker gangs and space witchiness. Now, we’re getting close to publication date for the sequel, Blood Binds the Pack, so thought it was about time we showed of the incredible cover by Ignacio Lazcano featuring our favourite duo Hob and Mag.
Head on over to the B&N Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog to see the full cover reveal, as well as read an interview with Alex about Blood Binds the Pack, making the leap from writing short stories to novels
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
Desert world? Check. Evil corporations? Check. A great start, add to that a gang of biker mercenaries and weird witchy powers blooming in the hard as nails heroine and you’re getting the barest taste of Alex Wells’ new novel Hunger Makes the Wolf. It’s out fresh today, so why not start it now?
The strange planet known as Tanegawa’s World is owned by TransRifts Inc,
That’s right, Angry Robot is going to be at Emerald City ComiCon, this weekend Mar 2 – 5! *Waves flag, does dance*
There shall be a whole merry horde of Angry Robot authors around for the event, including:
K C Alexander
Eric Scott Fischl
Patrick S Tomlinson
Calling fans of everything interstellar!
The book, set to grace us this March, covers everything from interstellar travel to Ghost Wolves to motorbikes. Think Dune crossed with Sons of Anarchy and you’re about a quarter of the way there, we think.
And now, we can also thrill you with the fierce and powerful cover, created by Ignacio Lazcano! Here’s a little teaser: