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2017: Fires of Inspiration

Event Dates: May 5-7, 2017

The Radisson Hotel Piscataway-Somerset
21 Kingsbridge Road, Piscataway NJ 08854
SOLD OUT of hotel rooms
Embassy Suites Piscataway
121 Centennial Avenue, Piscataway, NJ 08854
SOLD OUT of hotel rooms

Some rooms are likely to open up closer to SPWF,so keep checking back.
An official overerflow hotel is available. We are actively looking for more official overflow hotels.

Tickets for SPWF 2017 are not yet available.

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  • Gail Carriger returns to SPWF in 2017!

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    Headshot by Vanessa Applegate

    The Steampunk World’s Fair is pleased as punch to announce the return of Gail Carriger to the Fair in 2017 as the Literary Guest of Honor!

    New York Times bestselling author Gail Carriger writes to cope with being raised in obscurity by an expatriate Brit and an incurable curmudgeon. She escaped small town life and inadvertently acquired several degrees in higher learning, a fondness for cephalopods, and a chronic tea habit. She then traveled the historic cities of Europe, subsisting entirely on biscuits secreted in her handbag. She resides in the Colonies, surrounded by fantastic shoes, where she insists on tea imported from London.

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  • Steampunk in the Catskills II

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    Event Dates: June 10-12, 2016

    Blackthorne Resort
    348 Sunside Rd, East Durham, New York 12418
    (518) 634-2541

    Jeff Mach, the fellow behind The Steampunk World’s Fair, is bringing Steampunk to a lovely, family-owned resort!

    Steampunk In The Catskills returns! Come join us for the event that’s been called “Steampunk Summer Camp” and “the best knife-and-for tea this side of the ocean.”

    Performers! Vendors! A Steampunk haunted house!

    Stay overnight at the Blackthorne Resort. Call (518) 634-2541 to get your room and reserve your spot at the event (ask for the Steampunk Weekend, June 10th through 12th)!

    You do NOT need to purchase tickets if you are staying overnight. Rooms are first-come, first-served (there are only a hundred rooms total)!

    Performers include, but aren’t limited to:

    Professor Mark P. Donnelly!
    Joey Marsocci of Grymm Studios!
    The Positronic Cats!
    The Eternal Frontier!
    and, unsurprisingly,
    Jeff Mach

    It’s going to be splendidtacular!

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