Steve Bates

Steve Bates has published nearly a dozen science fiction and fantasy short stories in publications such as Kzine and Perihelion.

His first novel, Back to You, is a humorous science fiction story in the mold of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. It was released in January 2021 by White Bird Publications. His nonfiction book, The Seeds of Spring: Lessons from the Garden,  was self-published in 2010. It earned two awards. His blog, In Sight, was launched in 2013.

Before turning to fiction, he was a reporter and editor for The Washington Post as well as for other newspapers, magazines and the web. He won numerous awards for news and feature writing.

He is an avid gardener and volunteers with local community organizations. He lives in Ashburn, VA.


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