S.J. Chambers and the Steampunk Bible–in England and France!

My co-author is going to London and Paris! Details below. -jv

After completing a highly successful fortnight tour throughout New England last May, Steampunk Bible co-author S. J. Chambers is jumping on a steamer and heading across the Atlantic. She will be making two appearances, one in London and one in Paris, accompanied by various contributors from the book.

September 6, (Tuesday), London, U.K.—Viktor Wynd’s Little Shop of Horrors/The Last Tuesday Society, 11 Mare Street, doors open at 6 pm, show begins at 7 pm—Part of the Hendricks lecture series; co-author S. J. Chambers invites you to the official U.K. celebration of the her book The Steampunk Bible (Abrams Image). Part lecture, part signing, and part entertainment, S. J. will be accompanied by contributors Jema Hewitt (author of Steampunk Emporium ) and Sydney Padua (Lovelace & Babbage) for a discussion of the movement, followed by a special performance by Victorian monster hunter, Major Jack Union. Tickets can be purchased here.

September 16 (Friday), Paris, France—Librairie L’Antre Monde, 142, rue du chemin vert, 6 pm–The French Steampunks’ present Tea Time with S. J. Chambers (coauthor of The Steampunk Bible) and Etienne Barillier (author of Steampunk! and a prominent French Steampunk member) for an evening of discussion, signing, and tasty treats. For more information, please visit:

About the Author: In addition to co-authoring The Steampunk Bible (Abrams Image) with Jeff VanderMeer, S. J. Chambers also edits The Steampunk Bible, Volume 2.0, the website companion to the book. She is the Articles Senior Editor for Strange Horizons magazine, and a regular contributor to Bookslut and Tor.com. Her writing has appeared in a diverse array of publications including The Baltimore Sun’s Read Street blog, Yankee Pot Roast, New Myths, Fantasy, Mungbeing, and in Ann and Jeff VanderMeer’s latest anthology Thackery T. Lambshead’s Cabinet of Curiosities. She is a devout Poepathist and has devoted a great portion of her career to emphasizing Poe’s importance to genre, including a lecture for the Library of Congress’ “What If…SF” series. You can find out more about S. J., including her pronom, over at www.sjchambers.org