Big River Steampunk Spring Faire, Hannibal MO Most Steampunks know that Labor Day weekend is time for the Big River Steampunk Festival, in Hannibal, MO. But this year, the folks at Big River wanted to try out a spring event. … Continue reading Two Big Steampunk Conventions this Weekend in the Midwest
State of a Genre This year’s International Steampunk Symposium had some fabulous literary guests. They came together for a little chat about the defining factors of Steampunk as a genre. Much to our astonishment, K.W. Jeter talked about a time … Continue reading Steampunk Authors Weighed in on Steampunk as a Genre at ISS 2017
The International Steampunk Symposium 2017 Report It’s been a couple of weeks since my weekend at the International Steampunk Symposium. My apologies for the wait! I’ve been having some technical difficulties and I couldn’t access all of the photos I … Continue reading Steampunk Journal at the International Steampunk Symposium 2017
Happy Birthday, Steampunk! In just 24 short hours, Phoebe will be hitting the road once again to report on an amazing Steampunk event. This is her second time visiting the International Steampunk Symposium, but this year she’s going as more … Continue reading Phoebe Darqueling to Give 30 Years of Steampunk Lecture at the International Steampunk Symposium 2017
I got a chance to ask Al Fox a few questions about the International Steampunk Symposium and his background. Phoebe Darqueling: Which came first, your love of Steampunk or your knowledge of large-scale event planning? Al Fox: The love of … Continue reading Interview with Al Fox, Creator of the International Steampunk Symposium
Conventions are nothing if not a learning experience. I am always learning new things about Steampunk, and the great world of sci-fi/fantasy. At last year’s International Steampunk Symposium, I picked up some helpful new vocabulary. I hope you find it … Continue reading Some Science Fiction and Literary Jargon to Help you Navigate Geekdom
My Experience at the International Steampunk Symposium 2016 I am an unusual convention attendee. ISS is the second Steampunk con I have attended, and also the second one I have attended alone. Luckily for me, Steampunks are the nicest people … Continue reading On the Fence About Whether to go to the International Steampunk Symposium? GET THERE IF YOU CAN!