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Steven Barnes

USA flag (b.1952)
Husband of Tananarive Due

Steven Barnes is a novelist, and a short story writer, television script writer, screenplay writer, lecturer, creative consultant, and martial arts authority. A Los Angeles native and later resident of Vancouver, Washington, Steven Emory Barnes is the third African American author after 1960 to have chosen science fiction and fantasy writing as his primary profession. Barnes established himself through the 1980s as a determined and disciplined writer, one who had followed a cherished childhood dream to become a commercially successful professional writer.Read more:

Genres: Science Fiction, Horror
Series contributed to
Anthologies containing stories by Steven Barnes
Short stories
The Locusts (1979) (with Larry Niven)Hugo (nominee)
Sand Man (1995)

Hugo Best Novellette nominee (1980) : The Locusts
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel nominee (2003) : Lion's Blood: A Novel of Slavery and Freedom in an Alternate America