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Saturday, October 24 • 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Where's the Punk in Steampunk?

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Why are most steampunk stories written around upper class characters, and how can we bring the "punk" to steampunk?

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David Lee Summers

David Lee Summers is an author, editor and astronomer living somewhere between the western and final frontiers in Southern New Mexico. He is the author of twelve novels including Owl Dance, Vampires of the Scarlet Order, and The Solar Sea. His short fiction has appeared in such magazines... Read More →


Carrie Vaughn

Carrie Vaughn is the bestselling author of a series of novels about a werewolf named Kitty who hosts a talk radio advice show. The most recent and final in the series, Kitty Saves the World, came out August 2015. Low Midnight, a novel in the Kitty universe focused on Cormac Bennett... Read More →
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David Boop

David Boop is a bestselling Denver-based speculative fiction author. He’s also an award-winning essayist, and screenwriter. His novel, the sci-fi/noir She Murdered Me with Science, will return to print in 2016 from WordFire Press. David has had over fifty short stories published... Read More →

Kronda Seibert

Kronda Seibert fell in love with sci-fi at a young age and carried that through with vigor into her passion for Steampunk. She took the Colorado Steampunks from 32 members to 1,200 and spearheaded AnomalyCon, Colorado's Steampunk and sci-fi convention in March. She has also authored... Read More →

Peter J. Wacks

Peter J. Wacks is a #1 bestselling cross-genre writer and the managing editor of Kevin J. Anderson’s WordFire Press. He has worked across the creative fields in gaming, television, film, comics, and most recently, when not busy editing, he spends his time writing novels. In his... Read More →

Saturday October 24, 2015 4:00pm - 4:50pm MDT
Mesa Verde C Ground Floor