Upcoming Events



  • North Country Gaylaxians Book Club – January 11th, 7-9PM CST. Online discussion of The Voyages of Cinrak the Dapper by A.J.Fitzwater. Preregister to join in.
  • Online celebration of Queen of Swords Press’s 5th birthday! Details coming soon!


  • Capricon 42 – February 3-6th. Chicago, IL and online. Catherine will be on an online panel on queer speculative fiction and doing an author reading.


  • 13 Gears Steampunk – March 6th, Minneapolis, MN. 12-6 PM. Queen of Swords Press will have a booth with local authors Michael Merriam and Patrick W. Marsh. In person.
  • Marscon 2022 – March 11th-13th, Minneapolis, MN. Catherine will be the Author Guest of Honor this year. Currently planned for in person.
  • Write on! Radio KFAI – March 15th, 7-8PM CST. Streaming or on your radio dial. Catherine, Jennie Goloboy and Michael Merriam will be on this long running local radio show to talk about Queen of Swords Press and their work.
  • SMOLFair – March 19th-26th. Online. Based in Philadelphia. This is an online small press fair – Queen of Swords Press has a virtual booth. We’ll also be participating in More Than Escapism: Why We Need Speculative Fiction” with some other cool small presses on 3/26 at 4PM EDT.


  • Flights of Foundry – April 8th-10th. Online. Queen of Swords Press will have a virtual booth and Catherine Lundoff and Rem Wigmore are on programming.
  • We’re releasing The Language of Roses by Heather Rose Jones on 4/14/22! Stay tuned for a reading video on our YouTube channel and a book giveaway on Twitter, plus more to come!
  • So You Want to Put Together an Anthology? – Online at the Rambo Academy. April 24, 9:30-11:30 PST. Catherine is teaching this popular class again for Cat Rambo.


  • SFWA Nebula Weekend – 5/20-5/22 – placeholder. Jenny and Catherine might be on programming.
  • Rochester Pride – May 21st, 12-5PM. Rochester, MN. Queen of Swords Press will have a booth.
  • WisCon – May 27-30th. Madison, WI. Queen of Swords Press will have a table in the Dealer’s Room, we hope.


  • Pride Month StoryBundle – June 1 – July 1st. Our annual event, this year featuring books by Melissa Scott, Heather Rose Jones, Rem Wigmore and others to be announced. It will once again benefit Rainbow Railroad.
  • Writing Characters in Community – Online class. June 4th.  Catherine will be teaching this one at the Rambo Academy (time being finalized).
  • Finding Your Path: An Agent and a Publisher Spill the Tea on Agenting and Small Press Publishing – Clarion West Writers Workshop – June 5, 11AM-12:30PM PST. Online. Jennie Goloboy and Catherine Lundoff will be teaching this workshop where you can get your questions answered and learn cool and nifty things about what agents do, what publishers do and what to consider doing with your books.


  • r/Fantasy Small Press AMA – July 15th. Queen of Swords press will once again have a Small Press AMA on Reddit Fantasy. All our authors will be there!
  • Book Release/Birthday Party at DreamHaven Books! July 21st, 6:30PM. Queen of Swords Press is doing a re-release/first time in print edition of Michael Merriam’s homage to early 2000s Minneapolis with a queer romance and the ghost of the old streetcar line, Last Car to Annwn Station in July,  and Jennie Goloboy and Catherine never got in person releases for their books last year so we’re going to make up for lost time!