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Jeannette Ng wins the John W Campbell Award for Best New Writer, Worldcon 2019

The wonderful and inspiring Robot that is Jeannette Ng delivered a fantastic acceptance speech at Worldcon 2019 after winning the John W Campbell Award for Best New Writer at the Hugo Award Ceremony on 18th August. We couldn’t be prouder of her and the statements she made. We stand with her always – “Stale. Sterile. Male. White” no more.

To read the full speech, check out Jeannette’s Twitter feed – @jeannette_nghere.

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Angry Robot, Author Appearances, Awards, Conventions, Hell Yes, Interesting Stuff

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 tiara more

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Patrick S. Tomlinson Wants YOU to Fight the Power

The Author, Patrick S. Tomlinson

Political commentator, comedian, author and all round top robot Patrick S. Tomlinson is punching out those words again.

But this time it’s not his epic science-fiction that’s blowing our minds but some wise words on the current political climate. Below, Patrick shows us how the Hugo/Puppies experience that fandom has witnessed over the past couple of years can act as an example of how to fight back against the system.

Hold on to your hats,

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Wesley Chu wins Campbell Award

WesleyChuFINAL-9559 copyOn Saturday night the Hugo Awards were held at Sasquan, and our authors were there to cheer on Wesley Chu, nominated for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer(don’t forget kids, it’s not a Hugo).

As you may have seen, Wesley won the award this year and there’s now a shiny new trophy taking pride of place on his mantelpiece.

We grabbed Wes to hear what he had to say about his win.

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Angry Robot at Sasquan

SasquanContinuing our global quest to attend as many conventions as possible, Angry Robot is at Sasquan this week *waves*

If you’d like to come and see us and get your hands on our September titles before they hit the stores then pop over to the Angry Robot Deathstar Booth, D15 in the Dealer’s Hall. There will be signings, too! See below:

Friday:

14:00 – Carrie Patel

Saturday:

13:00 – Adam Rakunas
16:00 – Alyc

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Wes Chu not nominated for a Hugo Award

Attention! Author of the Tao Series, Wesley Chu, has not been nominated for a Hugo Award! Saying that, he has been nominated for a Campbell Award for Best New Writer, the winner of which will be announced at the Hugo Awards…WesleyChuFINAL-9559 copy

We spat our Easter Eggs out with joy at the news, and grabbed the phone for a quick chat with Wesley. He said: “What
kind of a world do we live in where a kid

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