Who are we? Well, here's the
original team (going clockwise). . .
Brad Keefauver is a Sherlockian
writer and small press publisher, whose books include the hard-to-find
The Elementary Methods of Sherlock Holmes, Sherlock and the
Ladies, and The Armchair Baskerville Tour. He's also
head honcho at The Holmes & Watson Report, a bi-monthly
Sherlockian journal you can find more about elsewhere in these
pages. His Sherlockian career began in Peoria in the 1970s, and
he's been there ever since.
Don Hobbs is a Sherlockian
collector, traveller, and writer whose book-collecting connections
reach around the world. He's the Mini-Review man for The Holmes
& Watson Report, and compiler of The Crowded Box-room:
A Checklist of Sherlockian Publications and their Publishers.
And while he may reside in Flower Mound, Texas, a long work assignment
in Peoria a few years ago made him a Peoria Sherlockian all the
Robert C. Burr is
a founding father of Peoria Sherlockiana, being the sparking plug
that caused the first meeting of the Hansoms of John Clayton,
Peoria's singular Sherlock Holmes society. His career as editor
of such Sherlockian publications as Wheelwrightings and
Plugs & Dottles (the original series) set standards
for timeliness and quality that are still being strived for by
many a Holmes publication. He's known across the Sherlockian internet
as "the Rascally Lascar" and his pawky sense of humor
might give you some understanding as to why.
Who have we added since then?
Joe Dierkes is our
Sherlockian traveller and observer on the East Coast, also known
as Stanley Hopkins.