SEARCH
OK


2013 Readers Choice Awards

The Steampunk Chronicle is pleased to announces the winners of the 2013 Reader’s Choice Awards

This years has been a major competition with much campaigning among the nominees. The editors of The Steampunk Chronicle want to thank ALL of the readers who took the time to nominate and to vote this year, and to all the nominees and winners for being SUCH good sports.

Without further ado, the winners:

Thank you to our sponsors

Counter

WINNERS LIST:

   

Media

   
Literature:    
Best Fiction The Janus Affair: A Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences Novel by Tee Morris and Phillipa Ballantine  
Best Non- fiction A Steampunk's Guide to SexWritten by Various and Edited by Margaret Killjoy  
Best Short Story “A Kiss In The Rain” by O. M. Grey  
Art:    
Best Artist/Illustrator Brian Kesinger Acceptance Message
Best Photographer Russ Turner  
Comics:    
Best Graphic Novel Girl Genius by Phil & Kaja Foglio  
Best Web Comic Girl Genius by Phil & Kaja Foglio  
Music:    
Best Band Steam Powered Giraffe  
Best Solo Musician Unwoman Acceptance Message
Best Music Video "Honeybee " by Steam Powered Giraffe  
Song of the Year “Honeybee” by Steam Powered Giraffe  
Best Album of the Year The 2 Cent Show by Steam Powered Giraffe  
Film, Television, and Video:    
Best Short Film "The Wars of Other Men"
Best Web Series The Adventures of The League of STEAM Acceptance Message
Internet:    
Best Website Steam Powered Giraffe  
Best Blog Steam Ingenious  
Best Podcast The Clockwork Cabaret  
Personalities and Personas:    
Best Character/Persona Rabbit from Steam Powered Giraffe  
Best Performance Artist Sixpence Acceptance Message
Best Group Performance (non-music) The League of S.T.E.A.M. Acceptance Message
Best Personality (real person) John Strangeway (Steampunk Boba Fett)
Miscellaneous:    
Worst use of Steampunk in mainstream media Joann Fabrics's Steampunk Craft Book  

Crafting

   
Best Goggles Rabbit from Steam Powered Giraffe  
Best Maker-Group Airship Isabella  
Best Maker-Individual Thomas Willeford  
Best Mod –Weaponry The Gentleman's Armored Battle Carriage (Steampunk Tank) by Hatton Cross Steampunk  
Best Non-goggle Accessory Joey Marsocci's Foundry Steampunk Cigar Desk  

Fashion

   
Best Clothing Designer Steampunk Couture  
Best Costume –Group Steam Powered Giraffe  
Best Costume -Individual Original Brett King - Steampunk Arctic Explorer and Troll Hunter  
Best Dressed -Female Aleta Pardalis Acceptance Message
Best Dressed –Male Nick Picard Acceptance Message
Best Hats Lady Bird's Hatberdashery  
Best Place to Shop Online Clockwork Couture  
Most Influential or Inspirational Rabbit of Steam Powered Giraffe  

Events

   
Best Convention for Parties TeslaCon, Madison, Wisconsin  
Best Convention for Performances Steampunk World's Fair, Somerset, New Jersey  
Best Overall Convention TeslaCon, Madison, Wisconsin  
Best international Convention TeslaCon, Madison, Wisconsin  
Best New Convention Clockwork Alchemy, San Jose, Califonia  
Best regional convention - Pacific Northwest/ West Coast– Clockwork Alchemy, San Jose, Califonia  
Best regional convention -New England Steampunk World's Fair, Somerset, New Jersey  
Best regional convention -The Deep South Dragon*con, Atlanta, Georgia  
Best regional convention -The Great Plains/MidWest TeslaCon, Madison, Wisconsin  
Best Steampunk Event (non-convention) The Clockwork Ball @ Davenport & Winkleperry,  Pittsboro, North Carolina  

SteamLife

   
Best City for Steampunk Seattle  
Best Themed Cafe or Bar The Edison – Los Angeles California  
Most Steampunk Drink Tea  
Best Multicultural Steampunk Diana M.Pho, a.k.a. Ay-Leen the Peacemaker  
Best Politically minded Steampunk Diana M.Pho, a.k.a. Ay-Leen the Peacemaker  
Steam-Hunk Steve Negrete from Steam Powered Giraffe  
Steampunk Pinup Girl Walter Girl Brianna from Steam Powered Giraffe  
Steampunk Person to Watch in 2013 Lord Montaque Jacques Fromage, III