The Airship Awards were presented on October 14th at Steamcon in Seattle. would like to congratulate the winners, as well as all the nominees for their contributions to the steampunk movement.


Any written piece of work, including but not limited to: novels, short stories, blogs, screen plays, etc.

Winner: Phoenix Rising: A Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences Novel by Tee Morris & Pip Ballantine


Any visual piece of work, including but not limited to: 2D art, 3D art, digital art, fashion design, website design, making/modding, short film (by an individual)

Winner: Joe Benitez


Any aural piece of work, including but not limited to: Bands, songs, musicians, music videos, etc.

Winner:Vagabond Opera

Community Contributor

An individual who is outspoken and supportive in the steampunk community, including but not limited to: Blogger, event organizer, convention runner, scholar, speaker etc.

Winner: Jordan Block – Sepiachord


Anything not yet covered, including but not limited to: Game design/designer, acting troupes, short film (by a group), movie, television, etc.

Winner: Rise of Æster RPG

It’s All Your Fault

A special “It’s All Your Fault” award was presented to Guest of Honor K. W. Jeter for coining the term “steampunk.”

[Thanks to Mike Perschon, the Steampunk Scholar, for giving me the list of winners. - jrrl]