Steven Lee Climer
A member of the Society of Children’s Book Writer’s and Illustrators (SCBWI) Steven Lee Climer lives in Metropolitan Detroit, and is also a PhD student at Wayne State University studying English Composition. He is also a professor of English at Baker College of Allen Park, MI. He has sold the motion picture rights of his novel Demonesque to After Dark Productions, and is the recipient of several honors including the Darrell Award, Eppie for Best Horror Novel 2000, and 1997 finalist for Best First Novel from the International Horror Guild. ..Steven Climer is a prolific author. His most recent book, BEARWALKER, is
now in print and in e-book form from Indigo.
Born of southern stock, Steve's parents and family are from western
Tennessee. He spent his first five years on Dog Hill before
moving north. He spent all his summers in Tennessee up until he was 17.
His short stories have appeared in over a dozen magazines, including
Implosion, The Midnight Gallery, Into the Darkness, Squane's Journal,
Altered Perceptions and FrightNet.
His story "By Any Name a Devil" appeared in the anthology Monsters from
Memphis and was named Honorable Mention in The Year's Best Horror and
Fantasy by OMNI Magazine, and recommended for nomination for a Bram
Stoker Award. Steven received the Memphis Science Fiction Association's
1998 Darrell Award for Best Mid-South Short Story "By Any Name
His first novel, DREAM THIEVES was published electronically by Hard Shell
Word Factory, and was a
finalist for Best First Novel of 1997 in the International Horror Guild
Awards, and won in the Fantasy category for Under The Covers Book Reviews
Best Fantasy of 1997. One of his trademark tales is also in the anthology