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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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Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

Well, it's been a pig of a year, I think we can all agree. But, look: this website is about what I write and what I publish, so let's focus-down our disappointment onto that for the time being, shall we? Which is to say, onto two things, sciencefictionally speaking. The first is non-fiction: the revised […]

SpecFic 2012

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

Speculative Fiction was released last Thursday (25 April); You can find it in the US for $11.99 and in the UK for £8.99. In addition to my piece on Ayn Rand, it has a wealth of brilliant articles and critical readings. Proceeds from all sales go to Room to Read. So -- c'mon! What's keeping […]

Vec-tor and the Snow-Dog

Saturday, February 18th, 2012

The new Vector is out; and the obscure music-related pun in this post title, up there, is my way of indicating that I've an article in it: 'On Science Fiction Music', pp22-28. Worth the price of admission on its own, I'd say.

Gary Numan

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

That's right: Numan. The estimable Philip Palmer invited to me contribute something on SF Music to his blog -- if I've held back from mentioning his blog here earlier, it must be because his blog is so much more varied and interesting, not to say so much better designed, than mine. But go check out […]

New Futurismic Column [pending] ponned.

Sunday, January 25th, 2009

My prog alter-ego The Adam Roberts Project (he's Slim Shady to my Eminem, sort of) has a new outlet. Not content with europrogblogging, he's now starting a monthly column at Paul Raven's excellent Futurismic site. I'll update this announcement when the first column rolls, which I believe will happen Wednesday coming. 28th Jan: No longer […]

Podcast, reviews, things

Saturday, October 18th, 2008

More news on upcoming publication will follow; but for the time being (as term continues super-busy and rather hectic) here are some smaller things. Firstly, a podcast I did for Gail Martin's excellent 'Chronicles of the Necromancer' site, about Splinter and the end of the world: Ah, the fun we had recording that, what with […]