International Steampunk Symposium

ONE WEEK until Symposium 2019

There is now just ONE WEEK to go until the Symposium, but there are still a few days left to buy your...
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ONE WEEK until Symposium 2019

James Neathery at Symposium 2019

The International Steampunk Symposium is honored to have James Neathery join us as our 2019 Guest Maker. James Neathery is an...
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James Neathery at Symposium 2019

Guest Author – Robyn Bennis

The International Steampunk Symposium is excited to have Robyn Bennis, author of The Guns Above and By Fire Above, as our 2019 Guest of Honor Author....
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Guest Author – Robyn Bennis

Frenchy & the Punk Return to the Symposium!

We are thrilled to announce that the dynamic duo known as Frenchy & the Punk are returning to the Symposium...
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Frenchy & the Punk Return to the Symposium!

ONE WEEK until Symposium 2019

There is now just ONE WEEK to go until the Symposium, but there are still a few days left to buy your tickets! This week we reveal the rules to our special themed Steampunk Olympiad game, the Wingardium Leviosa Relay! Also we have some details of the different Houses that comprise the Cincinnatus Academy of Science & […]

TWO Weeks until Symposium 2019

There are now just TWO WEEKS left until the Symposium! But there is still time to buy your tickets!   Win Tickets to Chicago! Since the first year of the Symposium, the Steampunk Olympiad has been the central event and has become our primary fundraiser for charity partner NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) with donations to […]

THREE Weeks until Symposium 2019

There are now just THREE WEEKS left until the Symposium! But there is still time to buy your tickets!   Gandersnitch the Goblin returns! Gandersnitch the Goblin (pictured above), the Banished Barber of Goblonia, has been declared by some to be the 9th wonder of the world . . . and for 2019 he will be roaming the […]

Troupe Roja

Troupe Roja returns to the Symposium for 2019! Troupe Roja is Dayton’s only professional multi-award winning Middle Eastern dance troupe that performs styles ranging from folkloric to fusion. Lead by Director Zattana Al-Naseem, the troupe performs at many events all over the Miami Valley area and beyond. They are an innovative troupe known for their […]

FOUR Weeks until Symposium 2019

There are now just FOUR WEEKS left until the Symposium . . . ONE MONTH! And we present to you our newest 2019 Symposium poster!   Presentations This week we added details about the following presentations: Small Press and Indie Publishing Ask the Authors As of this week, the full schedule is now live on the site […]

Ask the Authors

Presented at Symposium 2019 by Leanna Renee Hieber, & Friends Our multi-published, professional Featured Literary Guests, moderated by Leanna Renee Hieber, facilitate a community driven discussion about publishing, answering questions on process and product, craft and advice on living your best creative life.   Leanna Renee Hieber is an actress, playwright and award-winning bestselling author of […]

Small Press and Indie Publishing: Advice and Strategy

Presented at Symposium 2019 by Leanna Renee Hieber, & Friends Panelists discuss the pros and cons of independent and small press publishing in a competitive marketplace.   Leanna Renee Hieber is an actress, playwright and award-winning bestselling author of Gothic Victorian Fantasy novels for adults and teens. Her Strangely Beautiful saga, beginning with The Strangely Beautiful Tale […]

FIVE Weeks until Symposium 2019

There are now just FIVE WEEKS left until the Symposium . . . just over a MONTH! ONE week remain to get the Midwest Steampunk BIG Ticket that saves up to 25% off your tickets if you are planning on being at both the Symposium in March and the Chicago Steampunk Exposition in September. Click Here to learn […]

Oddity (A Staged Reading)

Presented at Symposium 2019 by Ashley Lauren Rogers A transgender man, known only as Professor, wakes up in a research facility deep within the center of the Earth. He only vaguely knows that he’s there to research a horrifying and violent incident that led to the deaths of all researchers within the facility.  As he […]