Steampunk! an Anthology of Fantastically Rich and Strange Stories

by Gavin J. Grant and Kelly Link

Fourteen authors contributed to this collection of short stories that all play within... read more

Fourteen authors contributed to this collection of short stories that all play within the boundaries of Steampunk even as they stretch them. While reimagining our relationship to machines, the authors move well beyond the typical setting of Victorian England to a wide-ranging list of genres and times. Past, present, and future are all re-cast with Steampunk fittings among this impressive group of stories. The array shines with Cory Doctorow’s cast of unforgettable empowered orphans, Libba Bray’s wild women of the American Wild West, and Kelly Link’s faerie of contemporary Appalachia, among others. Steampunk aficionados and neophytes will both find much to enjoy in this compelling and consistently strong collection of short stories. (Age 12 and older)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 2012

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