Barnes Steven

Barnes  Steven

Steven Barnes, who was born in Los Angeles in 1952, began writing at the age of five and has since written over two million words. His first published collaboration, The Locusts, received a Hugo Award nomination in 1980, and his Outer Limits episode A Stitch In Time received a Cable Ace Award nomination and an Emmy for Amanda Plummer. He's also written a one-woman performance based on the life of Bessie Coleman (the first Black Aviatrix), contributed to Black Belt Magazine's Kung-Fu column (he holds dan levels in Judo and Karate), and hosted Hour 25, the world's longest-running science fiction radio show. Steven is working on a series of novels set on prehistoric Africa, for which he recently spent two weeks in Tanzania's Serengeti plain with his wife, novelist Tananarive Due, and their daughter Lauren Nicole.