Monday, October 12, 2009
Thursday, October 8, 2009
Tor.com has declared October to be Steampunk Month.
Here’s a list of just some of the things in store during Steampunk Month:
- Musings on the genre from a host of esteemed guest bloggers, including G. D. Falksen, Stefania Forlini, Lev Grossman,Jah’Meia, Jay Lake, George Mann, Joe Monti, Cherie Priest,Ann VanderMeer, and Jeff VanderMeer, as well as steampunk posts from many of our regular bloggers.
- Original steampunk (and steampunk-esque) fiction from Eileen Gunn & Michael Swanwick and G. D. Falksen, plus a rarely-seen comic by Sydney Padua of “The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage” fame.
- Coverage of the steampunk exhibit at Oxford’s Museum of the History of Science, Steamcon (Seattle’s first Steampunk convention), and the Brooklyn Indie Market Steampunk IIevent.
- Interviews with luminaries such as Tim Powers, Scott Westerfeld, and Keith Thompson.
- Process posts from steampunk writers, artists, designers, costumers, and tinkerers.
- Articles on and reviews of new, upcoming, and classic books/movies/etc., including Boilerplate, Candle Man, Dream of Perpetual Motion, Leviathan, and Tetsuo.
- Steampunk wallpapers!
- An absurd amount of giveaways, including books, posters, buttons, costume elements, and gadgets.
We at Steampunk Tales love this!