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: Foz Meadows
We have more award good news!
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
Why, 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 tiara
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.
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:
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
Kojiki by Keith
A tear in the fabric of reality gives readers in USA, Canada, Australia and the UK the opportunity to read Foz Meadows‘ portal fantasy for the 21st century: An Accident of Stars at a startling price. On 19 May take your chances in another world with Bookbub… just $1.99 in the US, Canada and Australia and 99p in the UK.
“A portal fantasy for grownups,
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
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
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
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 Stars, entirely free, right here.
It’s a “portal fantasy for grownups, with grit and realism, and characters I loved from the first page”, so says Trudi Canavan, author
It’s here! It’s huge! Angry Robot authors are all set to invade Kansas City for WorldCon 74 – August 17-21. Our plans are simple – invade signings, panels, discussions, drinking events and even going for a run – the opportunities to chat and catch up are legion. Do say hi – our authors are a lovely bunch.
Our Mike Underwood will also be constantly available at our Angry Robot booth in the dealer room – booth #21. Seek him out, touch the books, meet the authors!
The WorldCon schedule is vast, and although they do have
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 Stars, described 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
Hey guys! Push your eyes towards GoodReads – we’ve got two amazing book giveaways – hit the widgets below for a chance to win your favourite August release. Just click on the widgets below to enter each giveaway (location-based restrictions apply). Each book will hit shelves August 2 (US/Can) / August 4 (UK/R.o.W).
We’re getting back into con season on both sides of the pond. While Mike heads over to C2E2 over in Chicago, we in the UK are heading up to Manchester for Easter weekend to hang out at Mancunicon.
On Friday there will be an Angry Robot party in the Presidential Suite (aren’t we fancy?) from 20:30 – 22:30, so make sure to swing by and take full advantage of the (limited amount) of