Tag: Philip K Dick award

Author Appearances, Awards

The Wrong Stars Shortlisted for the Philip K Dick Award

The Wrong Stars by AR author Tim Pratt

WHOOOOT!!!! Sound the good news alarms, release the d̶e̶a̶t̶h̶ joy drones and set party phasers to ‘stun’ because Tim Pratt‘s The Wrong Stars has been shortlisted for this year’s Philip K Dick Award!

The Wrong Stars follows a ragtag crew of the ship the White Raven, as they discover an alien technology that could change the fate of humanity, or unleash an ancient evil

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Conventions

Norwescon 40: April 13–16, 2017

Beware Seattle – the robots are coming!

That’s right, this weekend we’re dusting off the old droid transportation device and teleporting to Seattle’s DoubleTree by Hilton to celebrate Norwescon 40: Over the Hills and Far Away,the 40th year of one of the best conventions around!

Not only do we have a whole heap of Robot authors in attendance, but Mike our sales & marketing guru and MD Marc will be around, too. All will be taking part in various panels, readings and workshops across the weekend. We’ve detailed who’s where from the Robot team below, but you can also check the 

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Angry Robot

Ramez Naam’s Apex wins the Philip K Dick Award!

Apex by Ramez Naam (May 2015)RAMEZ NAAM WON THE PHILIP K DICK AWARD FOR APEX!!

Our apologies for the shouty typing but given the above information, we’re sure you’ll forgive us.

Announced at Norwescon, which is being held in Seattle over the weekend, the Philip K Dick award is one of the most prestigious in science fiction. The award is presented to distinguished original science fiction paperback published for the first time during any given year in

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Angry Robot

Apex and Windswept Nominated for the Philip K. Dick Award

We were thoroughly delighted to hear the announcement that not one but TWO Angry Robot titles had been nominated for the Philip K. Dick Award this year.

The full list of nominees can be seen here. We’d like to extend our hearty congratulations to everyone nominated for the award, but especially to our fabulous robots Adam Rakunas and Ramez Naam. We’re so proud! *Wipes leaky oil from eyes*

If you’ve not yet managed to grab a copy of Apex or Windswept, then there’s absolutely no time like the present, and with a discount on both ebooks to $4.98/£3.45 until Sunday over at

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Book Birthdays

May Book Birthday Celebrations

With a hip hip hooray, today we are celebrating the US & digital book birthdays of Susan MurrayRod Duncan, and Ramez Naam. Whether it’s a brand new title, the continuation of an award-winning series, or the explosive conclusion of (yet another of our) award-winning series, our May titles have something for everyone. Fear not, UK & ROW readers, your copies will be released this Thursday.

Piqued your interest? Here’s the titles we’re releasing today with all important buy links:

 

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Angry Robot

Daleks and Dothraki – Rod Duncan reports on the Philip K. Dick Awards

Our Rod Duncan took a trip from his hometown in Leicester, UK, over the pond to Seattle for the Philip K. Dick Awards, which are held at the city’s famous Norwescon. Here’s his take on the experience:

Daleks and Dothraki – home from home in Seattle

The guy sitting opposite is chain reading manga, the couple in the seats behind are debating the evolution of Pokemon and someone has just asked for help stowing a four foot long wooden sword in the overhead rack of the train carriage.  I’m thinking – Wow! All these people must be

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