Speculative Speakers Directory: Steven Harper Piziks

Name
Steven Harper Piziks

Email
spiziks@sff.net

City
Yspilanti

State
MI

Zip
48198

Country
USA


Travel
negotiable

Bio
Steven Harper Piziks was born in Saginaw, Michigan, but he moved around a lot. Currently he lives with his wife and sons in Michigan. He's also lived in Wisconsin and Germany and recently traveled to Ukraine to adopt children with his wife. His short fiction has appeared in Sword & Sorceress, Marion Zimmer Bradley's Fantasy Magazine, Esther Friesner's Chicks in Chainmail anthologies, and elsewhere. His novels include In the Company of Mind and Corporate Mentality, both science fiction published by Baen Books, and The Nanotech War, a Star Trek: Voyager novel. Writing as Steven Harper for Roc Books, he has produced The Silent Empire series, which so far includes Dreamer, Nightmare, Trickster, and Offspring. As Steven Harper, he's been nominated three times for the Spectrum Award. A veteran teacher, actor, and lecturer, Steven has spoken at hundreds of conventions, workshops, meetings, and other venues. In addition to the topics listed above, he has spoken on --how to avoid publishing scams--how to get published--mythology in fantasy--gay/lesbian issues in science fiction and fantasy--international adoption--various issues surrounding the craft of writing (character development, plotting, etc.)--writing media books (novels based on TV shows and movies)

Date Entered
12/31/69

Keywords
Any, Other, or Unselected, Fantasy: General, Science Fiction: Film & Television, Science Fiction: Genre History

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