Steven Brown is a writer and editor who lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. He grew up in Montana, South Africa, and Colorado, mainly, but also lived in Texas, Ohio, and Connecticut as a boy. After graduating from the University of California, Berkeley, with a degree in English Literature, Steven earned a Master’s Degree at Mills College in Oakland and worked as a middle school science teacher, high school English teacher and P.E. instructor. He also worked as an academic librarian at U.C. Berkeley, the University of Pennsylvania, and North Carolina State University.
For a decade Steven worked as a writer, editor, and proof-reader at the San Francisco Business Times, a weekly and online newspaper, where he covered the small business beat, breaking news, and wrote articles on biotechnology, the food industry, real estate, health care, hospitality, retail, and Silicon Valley companies. His other jobs include five years for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California, ghostwriting a fourth-grade history textbook, and entertaining kids as a clown. He has also written news and feature articles for the North Bay Business Journal in Marin County, California.