Steven Piziks

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Steven Piziks is an American author of science fiction.

Piziks writes mostly science fiction, fantasy, steampunk, and film and television series novelizations. He has also written science fiction books with LGBT themes under his "Steven Harper" pseudonym and has been nominated for the Gaylactic Spectrum Award for his novels four times without winning, a record.[citation needed] He is also a member of the Book View Cafe writers co-op.

Biography[edit]

Piziks was born in Saginaw, Michigan, and grew up in the small town of Wheeler, Michigan. At twelve years of age, he moved to the outskirts of Midland, Michigan, then later to Saginaw, where he graduated from high school. He went to Central Michigan University, where he earned two Bachelor's degrees: one in German/speech and one in English/health education, and to Seton Hill University, where he earned a Master's degree in English. He currently writes science fiction and fantasy novels under two names and lives in Michigan, where he teaches English.

Awards[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

As Steven Harper[edit]

As Steven Piziks[edit]

  • In the Company of Mind (Baen, 1996)
  • Corporate Mentality (Baen, 1999)
  • The Nanotech War (Pocket books, 2003) - A Star Trek novel.
  • Identity (2003) - Novelisation
  • The Exorcist: the Beginning (Pocket books) - Novelisation
  • The Plague Room (Pocket books, 2003) - A Ghost Whisperer novel.

As Penny Drake[edit]

  • Trash Course (Carina Press, 2010) [ISBN 9-781-4268-9066-6]

See also[edit]

Gaylactic Spectrum Award winners and nominees for best novel

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kelly, Mark R. (2003–2007). "2002 Gaylactic Spectrum Awards". Locus Publications. Retrieved 2008-11-13. 
  2. ^ "2003 Gaylactic Spectrum Awards". Gaylactic Spectrum Award Foundation. 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-13. 
  3. ^ "2004 Gaylactic Spectrum Awards". Gaylactic Spectrum Award Foundation. 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-13. 
  4. ^ "2005 Gaylactic Spectrum Awards". Gaylactic Spectrum Award Foundation. 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-13. 

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