Jay Lake 1964-2014

Jay Lake 1964-2014

Steampunk author Jay Lake died from his metastasized colon cancer June 1, 2014, 5 days shy of his 50th birthday. He is survived by his wife Susan and daughter Bronwyn (14). He had made his fight with cancer very public through frequent blog posts about his condition, and it is a the subject of a...
Steven Utley, 1948 - 2013

Steven Utley, 1948 – 2013

Another early Steampunk writer has left us. Steven Utley passed away from stage four cancer on January 12. Utley was not as well known as some authors, in part because he focused on short stories and poems, rather than novels. In a world where all too many readers measure the appeal of a book by...
Harry Harrison, 1925 - 2012

Harry Harrison, 1925 – 2012

Science fiction author Harry Harrison has passed away. No details have been released, but they are rarely important. A lot of you may not know Harry Harrison’s work, which is unfortunate. While he did have a couple of novels in the last decade, most of his work is older than that, with his career spanning...