Adam Roberts

Adam Roberts is an academic, critic and novelist. He also writes parodies under the pseudonyms of A.R.R.R. Roberts, A3R Roberts and Don Brine. He also blogs at The Valve, a group blog devoted to literature and cultural studies. He has a degree in English from the University of Aberdeen and a PhD from Cambridge University on Robert Browning and the Classics. He has been nominated twice for the Arthur C. Clarke Award: in 2001, for his debut novel, Salt, and in 2007, for Gradisil.  His latest novel is The Thing Itself (Gollancz, 2015), a sciencefictional novelisation of Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason via John Carpenter’s The Thing.

Anthologies featuring Adam Roberts

Lemistry

British and Polish novelists join screenwriters, poets, computer engineers, and artists, to celebrate and explore Lem’s legacy through short stories and essays.

When It Changed

When It Changed is an attempt to put authors and scientists back in touch with each other, to re-introduce research ideas with literary concerns, and to re-forge the alloy that once made SF great.

Phobic: Modern Horror Stories

Phobic shines a torch into the unlit areas of the modern subconscious and suggests the more we know, the more we realise how worried we really should be.

Manchester Stories 4

Launched June 21, 2002, Geoffrey Manton Building, MMU, Manchester as part of a series of 'Manchester Writing' events within the Literatures of the Commonwealth Festival.

Beta-Life

Short Stories from an A-Life Future

Spindles: Stories from the Science of Sleep

Short stories informed by explorations of the science of sleep

Thought X: Fictions and Hypotheticals

An anthology of specially-commissioned stories exploring thought experiments and their use in science to crack fundamental problems.

Collections edited by Adam Roberts

They and other stories

Ten of the best Kipling stories specially selected by the acclaimed author and critic Adam Roberts, who also provides an introductory essay.