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Name: Steven Barnes  
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Date of Birth: 1st March 1952
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, USA
Profession: Writer
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Steven Barnes (born March 1, 1952 in Los Angeles, CA) is a self-titled writer, lecturer, creative consultant, and human performance technician. He is married to author Tananarive Due. The couple live in Washington. Barnes has a daughter, Lauren Nicole (born March 16, 1986) from his first marriage and a son, Jason, from his current marriage.

Mr. Barnes has had a varied education, including a secondary education at Los Angeles High School. He continued at Pepperdine University, majoring in Communication Arts. He is a certified hypnotherapist, trained at the Transformative Arts Institute in San Anselmo, California.

His true passion, other than writing, is shown by his experience in martial and physical arts. He is a Black Belt in Kenpo Karate (Aikka style), and Kodokan Judo. He holds an instructor certificate in Wu Ming Ta, and has an instructor candidate ranking in Filipino Kali stick and knife fighting. He is an advanced student in Jun Fan Kickboxing (Bruce Lee method under Dan Inosanto), and is an instructor in Wu Style Tai Chi Chuan under Hawkins Cheung. He is also an intermediate student in self defense pistol shooting (Turnipseed modified Weaver method).

He also holds a Brown Belt in Shorenji Jiu Jitsu, and intermediate rankings in Tae Kwon Do and Aikido. He has additional (limited) experience in boxing, Western fencing, wrestling, Wing Chun Kung Fu, Shotokan Karate, and French Savate.

He has completed the Yoga Works basic Hatha Yoga instructor program.

He is presently studying Pentjak Silat (an Indonesian fighting system) with Guru Stevan Plinck, and Ashtanga Yoga (a rare, aerobic form of yoga).


  • Dream Park series
    • Dream Park (1981) (with Larry Niven)
    • The Barsoom Project (1989) (with Larry Niven)
    • The California Voodoo Game (1992) (with Larry Niven)
  • Aubrey Knight series
    • Street Lethal (1983)
    • Gorgon Child (1989)
    • Firedance (1993)
  • Heorot series
    • The Legacy of Heorot (1987) (with Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle)
    • The Dragons of Heorot (1995) (with Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle)
  • Bilalistan series
    • Lion's Blood (2002)
    • Zulu Heart (2003)
  • other works
    • The Descent of Anansi (1982) (with Larry Niven)
    • The Kundalini Equation (1986)
    • Fusion (1987) (comic book mini-series)
    • Achilles' Choice (1991) (with Larry Niven)
    • Blood Brothers (1996)
    • Iron Shadows (1997)
    • Far Beyond the Stars (1998) (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)
    • Saturn's Race (2000)
    • Charisma (2002)
    • The Cestus Deception (2004) (Star Wars)

Information taken from his website .

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