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Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 Steampunk! An Anthology of Fantastically Rich and Strange Stories
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'Imagine an alternate universe where tinkerers and dreamers craft and re-craft a world of automatons, clockworks, calculating machines, and other marvels that never were. Visionaries Kelly Link and Gavin J. Grant have taken a genre already rich, strange, and inventive and challenged fourteen masters of speculative fiction, including two graphic storytellers, to embrace its established themes and refashion them in surprising ways and settings. The result is an anthology that defies its genre even as it defines it.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.


  • Contents indexed selectively.
  • Also contains short stories by the following international authors: Cassandra Clare, Libba Bray, Cory Doctorow, Shawn Cheng, Ysabeau S. Wilce, Delia Sherman, Elizabeth Knox, Kelly Link, Christopher Rowe, Dylan Horrocks, Holly Black, and M.T. Anderson.
  • Steampunk Note: This is an anthology of stories collected with a view to both fitting closely within the steampunk style, while also pushing those boundaries.


* Contents derived from the Somerville, Massachusetts,
United States of America (USA),
Candlewick Press , 2011 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Peace in Our Time, Garth Nix , single work short story fantasy

In a post-apocalyptic world, a formerly high-ranking official tells the story of the destruction of his 'clockwerk' civilisation.

(p. 253-266)
Finishing School : A Colonial Adventure, Kathleen Jennings , single work graphic novel fantasy

'Two ladies, Gwendoline Byrne and her friend, Cecile, are growing up and trying to determine what their roles in life will be. Cecile favors the traditional roles and education that are given to her, but Gwendoline dreams of adventures in the clouds.'

Source: Wired review ( (Sighted: 13/01/2017)

(p. 291-307)

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