Steve Bowkett was born and brought up in the mining valleys of South Wales. He started writing for pleasure at the age of thirteen and had his first book published in 1985.
Steve's background is in education. He taught English for 18 years though is now a full-time writer, storyteller, educational consultant and also a qualified hypnotherapist.
In his time he has written fantasy and SF for teenagers, adult and teen horror, romance, mainstream fiction for pre-teens, fiction and non-fiction for younger readers and poetry for all ages. He has also published a number of educational books, principally in the fields of literacy, creativity, thinking skills and emotional resourcefulness. To date Steve has published over seventy titles plus numerous short stories and poems.