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Angry Robot, Author Appearances

Angry Robot at World Fantasy Con

We told you yesterday that we’d be at MCM Comic Con in London but that’s not the only place our authors are hanging out this weekend. Both Kaaron Warren (Slights) and James A Moore (The Last Sacrifice) will be at World Fantasy Con, with the former being Guest of Honour.

Here’s where the pair will be all weekend. As always, programmes are subject to change so do double check your schedule on the day to see that all is in order.

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5th Birthday

Angry Robot 5: Win Our First 5 Books with Tor.com

Head over to Tor.com for your chance to win 1 of 5 prize packs, containing our first 5 published books! Here’s the link to Tor.com’s sweepstakes and be sure to join in the #AngryRobot5 conversation on Twitter to share your favourite Angry Robot moments, books, and of course, authors! Don’t forget to check our Marc’s blog post on the last 5 years at Angry Robot, and for your chance to win a copy of Matt Forbeck‘s Carpathia.

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Angry Robot, Author Appearances, Awards, General skiffy bollocks

Freya Robertson, Award-Winning Author

It’s been a busy start to the awards season for Angry Robot: Ramez Naam is enjoying 6 placements on 4 awards short-lists and NPR’s best-of list, including the Arthur C. Clarke awardCassandra Rose Clarke was short-listed for the Philip K. Dick awardThe Age Atomic won the Inky Tentacle at the Kitschies; Kaaron Warren and Jo Anderton won at the recent Aurealis Awards; aaaaand Wesley ChuAliette de BodardKameron Hurley, and our own Lee Harris and Mike Underwood are up for Hugos.

But that’s not enough for us. We want MORE.

Luckily enough, we now also have Freya Robertson, winner of the

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100th Book

100th Book Celebration: 100 Books for £100 for 100 Readers

Over the last four-and-a-bit years, we’ve published a range of SF/F/WTF? that we’re immensely proud of; from our very first titles, Moxyland by Lauren Beuekes and Slights by Kaaron Warren to today’s 100th title, Adam Christopher‘s Hang WireWe’ve had award-winners (Lauren’s Zoo City), great sellers (such as Ramez Naam‘s Nexus, amongst many more) and critically-acclaimed titles, such as Cassandra Rose Clarke‘s The Mad Scientist’s Daughter (also just nominated for the Philip K. Dick award!).

To celebrate this milestone, we’ve put together a range of special events. We’re giving away 10 copies of 

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Angry Robot, Author Appearances, Awards, Books, Robot Round-Up

Robot Round-Up, 22.03.13

Hello and welcome to this week’s whizz round all the online Angry Robot Action that’s fit to link to. Without further ado:

Between Two Thorns by Emma Newman, March 2013Emma Newman‘s Between Two Thorns was reviewed by Kathy at Kindle-aholic’s Book Pile, who said: “This is a book that contains MANY THINGS. This can be tricky sometimes … [but] Newman managed to corral the different worlds, characters and machinations to deliver an engaging read that left me

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Angry Robot, Awards

Congratulations to Australian Shadows Award Nominee Lee Battersby!

The Corpse-Rat King, by Lee BattersbyHot on the heels of the news that Jo Anderton has been shortlisted for three Aurealis Awarda comes news of another Angry Robot author with an Australian award nomination.

This time the shortlistee is Mr Lee Battersby, whose debut novel The Corpse-Rat King is one of three books shortlisted for the 2012 Australian Shadows Award – awarded to “the stories and collections that best typify the horror genre, delivering a sense

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Angry Robot, Author Appearances, Books, Robot Round-Up

Robot Round-Up, 18.01.13

Hello and welcome to another Robot Round-Up. We’ve got snow here in the UK, which means half the nation has ground to a halt and the whole of Scandinavia is laughing up their sleeves at us. But that’s probably nothing new. Anyhow, all of the above has very little to do with this week’s collection of links-of-Angry-Robot-interest, which looks a little something (or, indeed, rather a lot) like this:

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Angry Robot, Author Appearances, Books, Robot Round-Up

Robot Round-Up, 30.11.12

Hello, hello and welcome to this week’s round-up of Angry Roboty goodness from all around the world wide webs. What do we have for you this week? Let’s see…

Nexus by Ramez NaamRamez Naam‘s rather wonderful (if we do say so ourselves) debut science fiction thriller, Nexus was reviewed in great depth by Adam at The Page of Reviews, who said (along with much more): “As a story told from the intersection of

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Angry Robot, Author Appearances, Robot Round-Up

Robot Round-Up, 03.08.12

Hello, hello and welcome to the latest Robot Round-Up, showcasing everything AR-related that we’ve spotted online this week. Lots to tell you about this week, so without further ado:

vN by Madeline Ashby, cover Martin Bland/SpyroteknikMadeline Ashby‘s astonishing debut novel vN: The First Machine Dynasty is Out Now and has been reviewed all over the place this week. Brace for bullet-points…

• Cory Doctorow reviewed vN for

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Angry Robot, Awards

Congrats to Ditmar ‘Best New Talent’ Award Winner Jo Anderton!

This year’s Ditmar Awards – which recognise achievement in Australian science fiction (including fantasy and horror) and science fiction fandom – were announced at the 51st Australian National Science Fiction convention, Continuum 8, this weekend just gone. And we’re delighted to report that our very own Jo Anderton, was named Best New Talent!

Jo is, of course, the author of Debris – which she can be seen wielding below in a duel to the first paper-cut with fellow Angry Robot author Kaaron Warren – and its sequel Suited, which is out next month.

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Angry Robot, Other people's business, Robot Round-Up

Robot Round-Up, 18.05.12

Hello, hello and welcome to the latest Robot Round-Up from your friendly, neighbourhood Robot Overlords at Angry Robot HQ. On with the links!

Blackbirds, by Chuck WendigIt’s been a Big, Big week for Chuck Wendig! A new two-book deal with our own selves here at Angry Robot, another new deal with the mighty Amazon and to ice that particular cake, we’ve caught up with a whole bunch more reviews of his current AR novel,

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Angry Robot, Other people's business, Robot Round-Up

Robot Round-Up, 27.04.12

Hello, hello and welcome to the latest Robot Round-Up. Here’s what we’ve spotted a selection of our awesome authors getting up to online in the past seven days:

Blackbirds, by Chuck WendigMuch, much love again this week for Chuck Wendig‘s rather superb AR debut, Blackbirds. So many new reviews, in fact, that we’re having to bullet-point them:

Clear Eyes, Full Shelves: “[An] outrageous flurry of outlandish violence (see: Tarantino) and crude

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Angry Robot, Other people's business, Robot Round-Up

Robot Round-Up, 05.04.12

Hello, hello and welcome to this week’s Robot Round-Up: a day earlier than usual, on the grounds that we’ve got a Long Weekend here in the UK due to the Easter double Bank Holiday. (Which is nice.)

Without further ado:

The Alchemist of Souls by Anne LyleAnne Lyle – whose debut fantasy novel of Elizabethan-era swashbuckling and intrigue, The Alchemist of Souls, is Out Now – has been interviewed by Sci-Fi Bulletin and I Will Read Books this week

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Angry Robot, Awards, Other people's business, Robot Army

Robot Round-Up, 23.03.12

Hello! Well, another week seems to have flashed by without so much as stopping to say hello. But the good news is: that means it’s time for another Robot Round-Up! Crack open a container of your favourite beverage, put your feet up and get your finger-like link-activator ready as we take you by the hand-analogue and guide through another seven days’ worth of Angry Robot Author Activity…

Debris by Jo AndertonFirstly: Huge Congrats to Jo Anderton who has been shortlisted for the 2011 Aurealis

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Angry Robot, Awards, On Sale

ARWebstore Special Offer: 50% off eligible Ditmar Award titles

It’s Ditmar Award season again, as Australian fandom gears up to nominate and vote on its favourite genre fiction of 2011. The Ditmars have been awarded annually since 1969 at the Australian Natcon – this year it’s Continuum 8: Craftonomicon in Melbourne – to recognise achievement in Australian science fiction (including fantasy and horror) and science fiction fandom.

This year we have three terrific titles by three awesome authors that are eligible for Ditmar Award nomination:

Mistification, by Kaaron Warren

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Angry Robot, Books, Other people's business, Robot Round-Up

Robot Round-Up, 09.03.12

Greetings, little robotlings. Are your primary limbs arranged comfortably and your comprehension-circuits fully engaged? They are? Good. Then we shall begin.

Blackbirds, by Chuck WendigChuck Wendig‘s Blackbirds is still a couple of months away from its official publication date (May 2012), but word of its extreme wonderfulness is continuing to spread around the blogosphere. The latest outpouring of advance praise comes in the form of a 10/10 rating from Hannah at Fantasy Faction, with a follow-up 8/10 from Starburst Magazine as well.

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