Guest Author – Robyn Bennis

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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. Robyn Bennis has done research and development involving human gene expression, neural connectomics, cancer diagnostics, rapid flu testing, gene synthesis, genome sequencing, being so preoccupied with whether she could that she never stopped to think […]

Fiction and Faith

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11AM – Sunday, April 29th, 2018 – Salon C Fiction and Faith – Some of our literary guests host a non-toxic, open-minded discussion on faith structures in Steampunk and Fantasy fiction, and elaborate on benefits and pitfalls within the world-building of belief structures. Click Here for the Full 2018 Schedule

The Lit Track Reading Hour

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6PM – Friday, April 27th, 2018 – Patriot North The Lit Track Reading Hour: Hear all our fabulous literary guests tease a favorite bit from their latest book or work in progress in an exciting round-robin of fantastical fiction! Swag and giveaways for all attendees! Hear juicy tidbits and win prizes! Click Here for the […]

Sourced! Historical Research Revisited!

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The most common question a historical fantasy author receives is about research. Join esteemed literary panelists as they give aspiring writers and creatives of any kind, from just building a steampunk persona to crafting a novel, tips and tricks of the trade.  – Led by Sophia Beaumont and Ash K. Alexander, other guests TBA   […]

Writing As a Group Sport: Critique Partners, Writing with Co-Authors and other Collaborations

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What are the benefits and challenges of working with co-authors? How can you benefit from writer’s groups, artistic collaborations and co-operatives? Our talented literary panelists will share their strategies and inspire artists to consider new avenues of support and inspiration. – Led by Sophia Beaumont and Ash K. Alexander, other guests TBA   Sophia Beaumont is […]

Steampunk Writers’ Workshops

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  In the Steampunk Community we have many aspiring writers working on their latest short stories and novels, and the Symposium would like to help you develop that story. Join us for a series of three writing workshops with published Steampunk authors as your guides: Session 1: Saturday, April 28th at 10AM Getting to know […]