Steven A. Hoffman has lived in 17 states and countries and has been very happy to call Sioux Falls, S.D., home since 1997. When he’s not writing, he oversees a seven-gallery visual arts center, a science center with three floors of hands-on exhibits, a domed large format theater and a performing arts center with 1,900- and 300-seat theaters. Professionally, Steve has curated performing arts series, festivals, events and individual performances for more than 15 years. Steve holds degrees from the University of Illinois and University of Wisconsin and has worked and taught in Chicago, New York, Ann Arbor, Mich., and Madison, Wis. He is actively involved with a variety of local and national boards, associations and panels and has previously been published in several literary and trade publications. Since living in South Dakota his appreciation for country music, fishing and hunting has steadily grown. Steve can be contacted at SH.firstname.lastname@example.org.