By Sean Wallace
This is steampunk with a contemporary, post-colonial sensibility. individuals contain: Jeff VanderMeer, Caitlin Kiernan Paul Di Filippo, Mary Robinette Kowal, Jay Lake, Cherie Priest, Cat Rambo, Ekaterina Sedia, Catherynne M. Valente, Genevieve Valentine and lots of more
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