Profiles in Steampunk

Jeff Seymour

West Lafayette, Indiana, 47906

Jeff Seymour is the author of the middle-grade fantasy adventure NADYA SKYLUNG AND THE CLOUDSHIP RESCUE and other works. He dabbled in self-publishing before his first big book deal and […]

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Nisi Shawl

Seattle, Washington, 98118

Nisi Shawl’s story collection Filter House co-won the James Tiptree, Jr. Award in 2009.  She has been Guest of Honor for feminist science fiction convention WisCon in 2011 and the […]

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Richard Shealy

Kearny, New Jersey

Richard Shealy is a copyeditor of genre fiction, with a background in linguistics and language, but don't hold that against him. A lifelong love of genre fiction is finally paying […]

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Alex Shvartsman

Brooklyn, New York, 11229

Alex Shvartsman is a writer, translator and game designer from Brooklyn, NY. Over 80 of his short stories have appeared in Nature, Galaxy's Edge, InterGalactic Medicine Show, and many other […]

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David Lee Summers

Las Cruces, New Mexico

David Lee Summers is the author of eleven novels along with numerous short stories and poems.  His writing spans a wide range of the imaginative from science fiction to fantasy […]

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Shanna Swendson

Irving, Texas, 75063

Shanna Swendson earned a journalism degree from the University of Texas but decided it was more fun to make up the people she wrote about. She’s the author of the […]

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Jeremiah Tolbert

Lawrence, Kansas

Jeremiah Tolbert is a writer and web designer living in Lawrence, Kansas.  His short fiction has appeared in venues ranging from Asimov's to Lightspeed Magazine. Jeremiah edited and published the […]

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Tracy Townsend

Bolingbrook, Illinois, 60490

Tracy Townsend holds a master’s degree in writing and rhetoric from DePaul University and a bachelor’s degree in creative writing from DePauw University, a source of regular consternation when proofreading […]

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Peter J Wacks

Denver, Colorado, 80231

Peter is the managing editor of WordFire Press, a bestselling author, designer of the WFP author promotions program, magician, child actor, award nominated comic writer, and other stuff too!

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Fran Wilde

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Fran Wilde’s work includes the high-flying fantasy novels Updraft (Tor, 2015) and Cloudbound (Tor, 2016). Her short stories appear in Asimov’s, Tor.com, and Nature. Her novella “The Jewel and Her Lapidary,” will be published by Tor.com publishing […]

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