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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Authors Shelley Adina and R.E. Scott discuss their new Regency-era steampunk series
Shelley Adina and R.E. Scott joined forces on The Emperor’s Aeronaut, a new novel that kicks off The Regent’s Devices trilogy. We spoke with the authors about the series, their collaborative process, and how they perform historical research.
Major publishers have largely cooled to steampunk, but the genre still sees lots of activity from independent presses and self-published authors. Here’s a look at literary highlights from the past year, including new books from Gail Carriger, P. Djèlí Clark, and many more.
Our book roundup includes the latest Delightfully Deadly tale from Gail Carriger along with new titles by Colin Edmonds, Anne Renwick, Jessica Nettles, Bonsart Bokel, Dean F. Wilson, Eric Asher, Patricia Loofbourrow, and more.
The book, available in a signed limited edition of 1000 hardcover copies, will feature Gail Carriger’s Poison or Protect, Defy or Defend and Ambush or Adore. The publisher is now accepting pre-orders.
Here’s our roundup of recent book releases, including titles from Gareth Ward, Noah Lemelson, Jeannie Lin, Jessica Lucci, Jonathan Fesmire, Robert Adauto III, Catherine Stein, Angel Favazza, Shane Emmett, D.N. Bryn, and Jack Castle.