Staff Report | May 24, 2023
U.K. steampunk author Paul Eccentric is taking his Periwinkle Perspective series into the visual realm. Meanwhile, Danielle Ackley-McPhail is crowdfunding a new story collection and a developer in Australia is seeking funds for an RPG.
Staff Report | May 4, 2023
The authors will discuss their work at a Friday afternoon tea party presented by Clarion West that will also be live-streamed for free. Then they’re scheduled for bookstore appearances on Saturday and Sunday.
Staff Report | Apr 24, 2023
The Art of Professor Elemental will showcase the chap hop maestro’s comics, novels, art prints, album art, and other visual works. It will also feature art from his merchandise plus unpublished sketches and original pieces created for the volume.
Staff Report | Mar 17, 2023
Beehive Books has raised more than US$260,000 in a Kickstarter campaign to fund the new “Illuminated Edition” of Carlo Collodi’s classic children’s tale. It will feature illustrations by Hellboy creator Mignola with annotations by Snicket.
Staff Report | Mar 1, 2023
Madeleine Holly-Rosing and Bonsart Bokel are off to roaring starts with new Kickstarter campaigns for their latest works. Meanwhile, Professor Elemental is set to launch his own crowdfunding effort for an art book.
Staff Report | Jan 4, 2023
The biggest news involved a title released in 2021, as P. Djèlí Clark’s A Master of Djinn won a Nebula Award. But 2022 also saw its share of notable releases, including a new trilogy from Shelley Adina and R.E. Scott, a Parasol Protectorate compendium from Gail Carriger, and the final entry in George Mann’s Newbury & Hobbes series.
Staff Report | Jan 2, 2023
Games, an art book, and a beloved gaslamp fantasy comic were the top draws among steampunk-related Kickstarter campaigns in 2022. Leviathans: The Great War attracted the most funding, but two other projects – Sherlock Holmes the Awakened and Girl Genius: The Exorcism Engines – had the largest numbers of backers.
Staff Report | Nov 15, 2022
It’s been a busy couple of months for steampunk-related Kickstarter campaigns, and here are two more for your consideration. Two others have about seven more days to meet their funding goals.
Staff Report | Oct 25, 2022
Leanna Renee Hieber is best known to steampunk fans for her historical fantasies, and for her appearances at steampunk events. But she’s now promoting A Haunted History of Invisible Women: True Stories of America’s Ghosts.
Staff Report | May 26, 2022
P. Djèlí Clark’s 2021 tale is the first steampunk work ever to take the top honor in the novel category. The Nebula is considered one of the most prestigious awards in science fiction and fantasy, alongside the Hugo Award.