Of Croatian/English descent, Steven was raised on a NZ dairy farm. After boarding school, Steven completed a double BA in Geography and Economics at Victoria University of Wellington. This was followed by a post graduate diploma in secondary teaching.
Embarking on a journey of self-discovery, for nearly a decade Steven immersed himself in the practice and metaphysics of Yoga. During this period, he discovered his story telling talent while principle of an alternative Primary School in Australia. From having his school essays and poems posted by his teachers, to writing for and editing metaphysical and arts periodicals in Australia and on to numerous horticultural periodicals in New Zealand, writing has always been his calling.
Back teaching, a keen fisherman, Steven developed a side-line of writing fishing reports for local newspapers and national fishing periodicals. Monthly Far North and Blokes ’n’ Boats reports in the NZ Fishing News became something of an institution.There followed his Guide to Fishing, Diving and Boating in the Bay of Islands with Halcyon Press  which is now out of print. His first novel, The Water Treatment  – a reimagining of a historical murder mystery was published by Copy Press of Nelson had modest sales. His current Letters from Another Galaxy is his first attempt to reach an international audience.
Letters from Another Galaxy
Prepare for an out-of-this-world experience in Letters from Another Galaxy. When toolmakers from an outer cluster of the Milky Way Galaxy arrive on Earth, they’re in for a surprise. Instead of the aggressive, sex-addicted species they expected to find, they encounter humans with complex emotions a...