Tag: An Accident of Stars

Awards, Hell Yes, Interesting Stuff

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 with her

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Author Appearances, 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

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Angry Robot, Interesting Stuff

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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Exclusive Excerpts

Step Into a New World with a Free Excerpt from A Tyranny of Queens by Foz Meadows

A Tyranny of Queens by Foz MeadowsAlmost a year ago we uncovered the extraordinary Manifold Worlds in Foz MeadowsAn Accident of Stars and now it’s time to return to Kena with the sequel A Tyranny of Queens, out now.

Saffron Coulter is back on Earth, but even so, nothing is easy. Struggling with the victimising expectations of her friends and family and threatened with a stay in psychiatric care, Saffron has

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Reviews, Robot Round-Up

Best of Lists 2016

AR 2016Well, 2016 was a busy old year for us, what with publishing many wonderful, wonderful books, continuing to take over the world, offering human sacrifices to the gods, that kind of thing.

It seems our sacrifices haven’t gone unnoticed as we have found our books placed in a whole load of ‘best of 2016’ lists, which has, quite honestly, made out 2017 thus far.

We’d like to say a big thank you

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Book Announcements, Cover Art

Cover Reveal: A Tyranny of Queens

Rejoice! It’s new cover time, and today we have an absolute beauty for you.

You might remember last year’s brilliant portal fantasy An Accident of Stars by Foz Meadows, described as “the portal fantasy I’ve spent my whole life waiting for” by Tor’s Liz Bourke. Now we’re showing off the cover – created by Hugo Award-winning artist Julie Dillon – for the amazing sequel, A Tyranny of Queens.

But first, here’s the synopsis:

Saffron Coulter is back on Earth, but even so, nothing is easy. Struggling with the victimising expectations of her friends and family and threatened with

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Angry Robot

An Accident of Stars – Explore a New World For Free!

Ever wish you could just escape from it all, fall through a portal into a new world? Well, with us you can – in a book! Let Foz Meadows take you on an adventure with the first three chapters of An Accident of Starsentirely free, right here.

An Accident Of Stars by Foz MeadowsIt’s a “portal fantasy for grownups, with grit and realism, and characters I loved from the first page”, so says Trudi Canavan, author of

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Angry Robot

Talk Tuesday to Us: Foz Meadows

Angry Robot Author Foz Meadows

Welcome to Tuesday! It’s time for Talk Tuesday To Us, when we mechanically extract nuggets of our authors’ lives for your edification.

This week we bring you mind words of the awesome Foz Meadows, author of the outstanding  portal fantasy An Accident of Starsdescribed as “an epic adventure unlike any I’ve read before” by Andre Norton award winning and Nebula-nominated author Fran Wilde. If you’re in the US, you lucky devils can read it right now

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Angry Robot

Reddit AMA: Foz Meadows

Angry Robot Author Foz MeadowsOur newest robot recruit, Foz Meadows will be over at Reddit’s r/fantasy today, for an AMA session.

For those of you not familiar with the acronym, AMA means ‘ask me anything’ and is a chance for people to ask an author, well anything they can think of, really, so long as it’s within reason.

Foz: “I’m excited to be doing my first AMA today! Whether you want to talk novels,

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