Sherlockian Author Profile - Joseph Svec III

Award winning poet, and author, Joseph enjoys writing, poetry and stories, creating new adventures for Holmes and Watson, that take them into the worlds of famous literary authors and scientists. His Missing Authors trilogy introduced Holmes to Lewis Carroll, Jules Verne, H.G. Wells, and Alfred Lord Tennyson, as well as many of their characters. 

His transitional story Sherlock Holmes and the Mystery of the First Unicorn, involved several historical figures, besides a Unicorn or two.

He has also written the rhymed and metered Sherlock Holmes Christmas adventure, The Night Before Christmas in 221-b, sure to be a delight for Sherlock Holmes enthusiasts of all ages.

Joseph won the Amador Arts Council 2021 Original Poetry Contest, with his Rhymed and metered story poem, “The Homecoming.”

Joseph has presented a literary paper on Sherlock Holmes/Alice in Wonderland crossover literature to the Lewis Carroll Society of North America, as well as given several presentations to the Amador County Holmes Hounds, Sherlockian Society.

He is currently working on his first book in the Missing Scientist Trilogy, Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Demonstrative Dinosaur, in which Sherlock meets Professor George Edward Challenger. 

Joseph has Masters degrees in Systems Engineering, and Human Organization Management, and has written numerous technical papers on Aerospace Testing.

In addition to writing, Joseph enjoys creating miniature dioramas based on music, literature and history from many different eras. His dioramas have been featured in magazine articles and many different blogs, including the North American Jules Verne society news letter. He currently has 57 dioramas set up in his display area, and has written a reference book on toy castles and knights from around the world.

An avid tea enthusiast, his tea cabinet contains over 500 different varieties, and he delights in sharing afternoon tea with his childhood sweetheart, and wonderful wife, who has inspired and coauthored several books with him.