Steven Barnes has published twenty-eight novels and over three million words of science fiction and fantasy. He has been nominated for Hugo, Nebula, and Cable Ace awards. His television work includes Twilight Zone, Stargate and Andromeda; his "A Stitch In Time" episode of The Outer Limits won the Emmy Award; and his alternate history novel LION'S BLOOD (a tale of Islamic Africans colonizing the Americas prior to Europe) won the 2003 Endeavor. GREAT SKY WOMAN and SHADOW VALLEY, adventures set 30,000 years ago in East Africa, were published by Ballantine/One World Books.
CASANEGRA, an erotic mystery novel written with his wife, American Book Award-winning novelist Tananarive Due, and Hollywood luminary Blair Underwood, was published by Atria and immediately became an Essence Best-Seller. Its sequel, IN THE NIGHT OF THE HEAT won the 2009 NAACP Image Award.
With World Champion martial artist Scott Sonnon, Barnes created the best-selling TACFIT Warrior mind-body exercise program, based on Soviet research into human performance. www.tacfitwarrior.com