The Clockwork Century is a series of alternate history/steampunk novels by American author Cherie Priest. It is circa 1880 and the Civil War still rages on, due to interference from the English, a different system of transportation and a discovery of Texas oil that happened 50 years sooner than it did in the timeline we […]
Cherie Priest is an American novelist of horror, gothic fiction, science fiction and steampunk novels. She writes the Clockwork Century series. As a child, Cherie was an Army brat, growing up all around the United States. She earned her her B.A. from Southern Adventist University and her M.A. in professional writing from the University of […]
Jim Butcher, author of The Dresden Files, has signed a new 7-figure deal for three book steampunk series. The series will be called “The Cinder Spires” and will begin with the novel The Aeronaut’s Windlass.
Mortal Engines is a series of post-apocalyptic science fiction novels by British author Philip Reeve. The series is set in the distant future when Earth is now a barren wasteland due to the Sixty Minute War. Nations are a thing of the past, except for in the Anti-Traction League. Independent city-states are now mobile and […]
Philip Reeve is an English author and illustrator. Philip writes science fiction and children’s books (which he also illustrates). He is best known for his Mortal Engines series, also known as the Hungry City Chronicles. Before becoming an author, he was started out as an illustrator, studying at CCAT in Cambridge and Brighton Polytechnic. He […]
Alexia Tarabotti is the central character in a steampunk paranormal romance series known as the Parasol Protectorate by Gail Carriger. The series also falls into several other sub-genres, including historical fiction, as the books take place in an alternate Victorian England where werewolves and vampires are known to walk among the humans. Gail has no […]
Gail Carriger is an American author of steampunk, science fiction, urban fantasy and mystery novels. She is also an archaeologist. She is the author of the Parasol Protectorate series, featuring Alexia Tarabotti. She considers P.G. Wodehouse, Jane Austen and Charles Dickens to be her main influences.
William Gibson is an American-Canadian author of speculative fiction, including cyberpunk and steampunk. He coined the term “cyberspace” back in 1982 in the short story Burning Chrome. He is perhaps best known for his debut novel, Neuromancer, where he elaborated on and popularized the concept of cyberspace. Gibson left the United States during the Vietnam […]