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Adam Roberts is the author of a growing number of science fiction novels, short stories, essays and other writings. This site contains not just his blog, but everything you could ever want to know about everything Adam has ever published. And more...

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Archive for August, 2013

On the 23 November I’ll Be Talking. In a Library! (shhh!)

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

Adam Roberts: "Can science fiction become science fact?" at Guildford library 23 November 2013 13:30-15:00 Guildford Library 77 North Street Guildford Surrey GU1 4AL General information Science fiction is all about imagining the future but how successful have past writers been and how realistic are the imaginings of contemporary sci-fi writers? Have they achieved a […]

Dozois 2013

Monday, August 12th, 2013

Gardner Dozois's 30th collection of the Best SF of the year is out. It contains a story by me, but (to quote Paul McAuley, who has two stories in the volume), 'don't let that put you off.' I might as well go on quoting Paul, actually: Gardner says: 'Every year is special, because every year […]

Adam Robots Reader

Monday, August 5th, 2013

Wait, that cover splash is not right. That's better. Well, my collection of short fiction was published. It has been variously reviewed, and I have been unsystematic about gathering notices together. But here is one I saw today, by Niall Harrison, that tall man, on the Strange Horizons blog: Thesis: Adam Roberts is distinctive among […]

… back. In Black. And White. And Red (with pleasure) All Over.

Monday, August 5th, 2013

Apologies for the way this site fell into silence. It was probably a stunned silence -- Jack Glass won the BSFA and Campbell awards, and I was as amazed as I was delighted. I have the trophies sitting on my mantlepiece now, and it's taken me a while to gather my chin from the floor. […]