2023 Author Guest: Dover Whitecliff

Dover Whitecliff is an author, an artist, an analyst, and a jack-of-all-trades who creates fiction and art in a multiverse of fusion. Her books include mashups of different genres: sleuthing and superheroes (the upcoming Murder by Spandex), cybersteam and spies (She-Wolf in Shorts), haiku poetry and coloring pages (Haiku Hedgehogs), and a steampunk take on …

2023 Author Guest: Michael Tierney

Michael Tierney writes steampunk-laced alternative historical fiction stories from his Victorian home in Silicon Valley. After writing technical and scientific publications for many years, he turned his sights to more imaginative genres. Trained as a chemist, he brings an appreciation for both science and history to his stories. He has completed “Where Treasures Lie”, the …

2023 Author Guest: Sumiko Saulson

Sumiko Saulson is a Bram Stoker nominated poet and award-winning author of Afrosurrealist and multicultural sci-fi and horror. Author of the Bram Stoker nominated The Rat King: A Book of Dark Poetry (Dooky Zines). LOHR Reader’s Choice Award-winning collection Within Me Without Me (Dooky Zines), and the novel Happiness and Other Diseases (Mocha Memoirs Press). …

2023 Author Guest: BJ Sikes

BJ Sikes is a 5’6″ ape descendant who is inordinately fond of a good strong cup of tea, Doc Marten boots, and fancy dress. She lives with one large cat, two sweet teenagers, a menagerie of chickens, and one editor-author. She is the author of the alternate history novel, The Archimedean Heart, a mix of …

2023 Author Guest: T.E. MacArthur

T. E. MacArthur is an author, artist, historian, amateur cat whisperer, and parapsychologist wannabe living in the San Francisco Bay Area. She wrote the Steampunk series, The Volcano Lady and the Gaslight Adventures of Tom Turner, as well as the Noir-punk mystery, Lou Tanner, P.I.: A Place of Fog and Murder. She has also written …

2023 Author Guest: Madeleine Holly-Rosing

Madeleine Holly-Rosing is the writer/creator of the steampunk supernatural prose, graphic novel, and audio drama series, Boston Metaphysical Society. Winner of the Sloan Fellowship for screenwriting, and the Gold Aurora and Bronze Telly for a PSA produced by Women In Film, she has also won numerous awards while completing the UCLA MFA Program in Screenwriting. …

2023 Author Guest: Anthony Francis

By day, Anthony Francis creates intelligent machines and emotional robots; by night, he writes science fiction and draws comic books. Anthony wrote the award-winning urban fantasy Frost Moon and its sequels Blood Rock and Liquid Fire, all starring magical tattoo artist Dakota Frost. His steampunk includes Jeremiah Willstone and the Clockwork Time Machine and stories …

2023 Author Guests: David L. Drake and Katherine L. Morse

David L. Drake and Katherine L. Morse are the San Diego-based authors of “The Adventures of Drake and McTrowell,” a serialized steampunk tale detailing the adventures of Chief Inspector Erasmus Drake and Dr. “Sparky” McTrowell. The duo’s many adventures are provided in weekly penny dreadful-style episodes on the web (www.DrakeAndMcTrowell.com). They have produced four novels …

2023 Author Guest: Stephanie K. Clemens

Stephanie K Clemens is known as many things: an author, photographer, dog mom, instagrammer, adventurer, teacher, lawyer, and more. When she’s not sitting behind her laptop she can be found on some adventure. Most of the time it’s a road trip with her two doggos, but recently it has been in the pages of a …

War Room Instructor: Rey Magdael

Rey Magdael has been studying several different martial arts for the past four decades. His background in both “hard” and “soft” styles has given him a rich appreciation of the ways that practice has touched his life and the lives of everyone he has the pleasure of practicing with. The War Room gives him the …

Musical Guest: Marquis of Vaudeville

Having the ambitious wish to propel the entire world into a melodic vortex, Marquis of Vaudeville emits an extraordinary sound that spirals listeners on an utterly imaginative, musical merry-go-round. Listeners never know what moodswung journey they’ll embark upon once these musical highwaymen hijack their consciousness. With imagination at its core, the theatrical flair and intriguing nature of …