R.S. Belcher – Guest of Honor

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We are thrilled to announce that R.S. Belcher, author of various “Weird West” novels and more, will be our Guest Author at the 2020 Steampunk Symposium. R.S. (Rod) Belcher is an award-winning newspaper and magazine editor and reporter. Rod has been a private investigator, a DJ, a comic book store owner and has degrees in criminal […]

The Nülydedz

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There will be a wide variety of music and entertainment at the 2020 Symposium, and we are excited to make our first announcement regarding the line up. Those of you who attended the 2018 Cincinnati Halloween Masquerade will remember The Nülydedz, and how this group of zombies rocked the stage; we are thrilled (and shudder with fright) […]

51 Weeks Until Symposium 2020

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Last weekend was Symposium 2019, and thank you to all the attendees, presenters, performers, exhibitors, vendors, and volunteers who made it yet another fantastic weekend of Steampunk enjoyment! We had a wonderful time at the Holiday Inn Eastgate and will be returning there for March 27th to 29th, 2020. Next year we set the controls […]

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 […]

DJ Vourteque

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Vourteque is one of America’s top electro swing and neo-vintage Djs. Musician, producer, remix artist, DJ, carny and ringmaster – Vourteque entertains and wows crowd from Los Angeles to New York. He’s one of the minds behind the midwest’s Rouge! neo-vintage dance parties that have featured guests such as Dutty Moonshine, Good Co., Kiwistar, Lord […]

Gaming Around the World

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Mandisa Njeri, captain of Her Royal Airship Ashanti, hosted a lively panel on parlor games during the symposium’s first day of programming. She said she was inspired to research more games after attending a parlor game night at the home of Sir Ernest Octave Suszczynski and Gintia Peaseblossom last year. Parlor games are meant to […]

Steampunk Olympics Registration

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A Message from our Olympics Games Master Don Dodson III. Greetings and Salutations! I am the Head Official for this year’s Steampunk Olympics and wanted to share some of my excitement about upcoming event. First, I want to thank everyone who has participated and those who are working diligently behind the scenes to bring the games […]

Steampunk Olympics 2017 – HMAS Dauntless

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HMAS Dauntless hails from Columbus, Ohio, and is a group of fine ladies and gents with talent in both building and costuming and great senses of humor. You can’t hang around this group for long without laughter happening! The Dauntless has entered the Symposium Games in years past, putting in a solid effort, with wins […]