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Ay-leen the Peacemaker on "Re-Racing Steampunk"

Ay-leen the Peacemaker on “Re-Racing Steampunk”

Diana Pho, aka Ay-leen the Peacemaker, friend of the site and editor of Beyond Victoriana, spoke recently at Roger Williams University where she gave a lecture on “Re-Racing Steampunk: Race, Memory & Retrofuturism”. If you have concerns about Steampunk’s glorification of the past, and you should, the lecture is a must watch. As always, Diana’s...

Steampunk Books Coming Out in March 2013

At the start of each month, the Hugo award winner Fanzine SF Signal compiles a wonderful list of science fiction, fantasy, and horror (and thereabouts) books coming out in the next month. And from that I’ve gleaned the Steampunk (and related) books from their list for March (and one for April that snuck in there)....
Call for Submissions: Dark Beauty Magazine 3rd Steampunk Issue

Call for Submissions: Dark Beauty Magazine 3rd Steampunk Issue

Dark Beauty Magazine is looking for content for their third annual Steampunk issue, as announced on Facebook: The Airships are rising and we are gathering our forces for this our 3rd Annual Dark Beauty Magazine Steampunk issue out in April 2013. If you are interested in featuring your fashion, weapons, gadgets, jewelry and other amazing...
Free EBook: A Steampunk Valentine

Free EBook: A Steampunk Valentine

We are very proud to announce the release of A Steampunk Valentine, our first ebook. This little volume collects all forty-one entries from our Valentine short short story competition into one easy-to-read form. And it turns out that a lot of little things add up after a while as the book clocks in at almost...
St. Valentine’s Short Short Competition - Winner!

St. Valentine’s Short Short Competition – Winner!

Well, at long last we have a winner. Thirteen of the authors cast votes. All were invited to, both on the site and by email, but only thirteen did. Voters were asked to pick their first, second, and third choices. These I then scored as 5 points, 3 points, and 2 points. These numbers were...

St. Valentine’s Short Short Competition – Reconciliation

As mentioned earlier, there have been some irregularities in the voting for our little contest, which have made it difficult, if not impossible, to fairly pick a winner. I cannot prove who was behind this mess and I do try to think the best of people, so I will not disqualify anyone. Several of the...

St. Valentine’s Short Short Competition – Results Delayed Due to Shenanigans

Well, this sucks. I tried to run a nice little competition here and people have cheated. We’re pretty much out of time to redo anything if the winner is to receive anything by Valentine’s Day as was the intention, so instead I’m stuck going through thousand of votes in the logs to try to figure...