April 20 to 21, 2024

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Tell-Tale Steampunk

Mark Piggott

A fantasy and steampunk writer, his first novel, Forever Avalon, was published in 2009, followed by his second novel, The Dark Tides, in 2014. The Outlander War: Book Three of the Forever Avalon series from Austin Macauley Publishing was released in 2020. In 2021, he published the start of a new steampunk fantasy series with The Last Magus: A Clockwork Heart from Lulu.com. At the end of 2021, Mark signed with Curious Corvid Publishing as one of their new authors for this small, independent publisher.

His novels have won a slew of awards over the past years. The Outlander War won second place for fantasy in the 2021 Firebird Book AwardsThe Last Magus won first place for steampunk, and in 2022, Forever Avalon won second place for fantasy. Additionally, The Last Magus won the Grand Prize for Fiction in the 2022 Authors Marketing Guild Indie Book Awards.

His latest fantasy novella, The River of Soulsin collaboration with poet Ashley Valitutto, was published in 2022 through Curious Corvid Publishing. Coming in 2023, get ready to dive into a steampunk historical fiction, Corsair and the Sky Pirates and the next book in The Last Magus series, Dragonfire and Steel, and the fourth book in the Forever Avalon series, The Prometheus Engine!

He has a variety of short stories published, including two through The Publishing Room and through Curious Corvid Publishing in the Magpie Messenger and their upcoming anthology.