Contact & Con Schedule

Contact for Beyond Victoriana

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I can be reached in plenty of ways:

E-mail: attic [dot] hermit [at] gmail [dot] com
Twitter: @writersyndrome and hashtag #beyondvictoriana
Steampunk Empire


Appearances & Speaking Engagements

In the steampunk community, I attend various sci-fi, anime, and steampunk conventions. I am also available independently for panel hosting and guest speaking at cons.

Below is my current convention schedule for 2015. Listings that are starred are appearances for Tor Books/ If you would like to invite me to be a guest or host a panel at your convention, then by all means please drop a line.

Convention Schedule for 2016
Motor City Steam Con (July 22 – 24, Detroit, MI)
OnyxCon (August 19 – 20, Atlanta, GA) *
Rocky Mountain Writers – Colorado Gold Conference (September 9 – 11, Denver, CO) *
New York Comic Con (October 9 – 12, New York, NY) *

Previous Appearances

Aetherfest 2011 (San Antonio, TX) Guest Speaker spotlight.
Anime Boston 2009 & 2011 (Boston, MA)
AnomalyCon 2015 (Denver, CO )
Another Anime Con 2009 & 2010 (Nashua, NH)

BakuretsuCon 2009 (Colcester, VT)
Book Expo America 2013 & 2014
Brooklyn Indie Mart – Steampunk Day 2010 (Brooklyn, NY)
ConnectiCon 2009, 2010 & 2011 (Hartford, CT)
Detcon1 (Detroit, MI)
DragonCon 2010,  2012, 2013 & 2014 (Atlanta, GA) Attending Professional Guest Panelist in 2012. Attending Professional in 2013 & 2014.
Eastern Connecticut State University. Guest lecturer.
Great New England Steampunk Exhibition 2011 (Fitchburg, MA)
ICON 2009 & 2010 (Stonybrook University, NY)
International Council for the Fantastic in the Arts Conference (Orlando, FL)
International Steampunk City 2011 (Waltham, MA)
International Steampunk Symposium 2015

New York Comic Con 2010, 2012 -2015 (New York, NY)
Nova Albion 2011 (Santa Clara, CA) Guest speaker spotlight in 2012.
Otakon 2012 (Baltimore, MD)
Octopodicon 2012. (Oklahoma City, OK)  Guest Speaker listing in 2012.
PCA/APA National Conference 2012 (Boston, MA) Academic presenter for the Science Fiction/Fantasy Area.
ReaderCon 2013 (Burlington, MA)
San Diego Comic Con 2014 (San Diego, CA)
Steampunk@Gettysburg 2013. (Gettysburg, PA)
Steampunk Empire Symposium 2012 (Cincinnati, OH). Guest Speaker Spotlight for 2012. Guest of Honor for 2013.
Steampunk Industrial Revolution 2012 & 2013 (Nashua, NH) Guest Speaker Spotlight.
Steampunk World’s Fair 2010 & 2011 (Piscataway, NJ)
Guest Speaker spotlight for 2011.
Steam Ball for Authors After Dark 2011 (Philadelphia, PA)

TempleCon 2010, 2011, 2012 (Warwick, RI) Guest speaker spotlight for 2011. Guest Speaker Listing for 2012. Featured Guest for 2013.
TeslaCon II & IV  & V (Madison, WI)
Midsummer Magic Faire (Oxford, CT)
Watch City Festival 2012 & 2013. (Waltham, MA)
WisCon 35 & 37 & 38 (Madison, WI)