Steven Herrick was born in Brisbane, the youngest of seven children. At school his favourite subject was soccer, and he dreamed of football glory while he worked at various jobs, including fruit picking. For the past twenty years he’s been a full-time writer of books for children and teenagers, and he visits many schools each year both in Australia and overseas.
Steven lives in the Blue Mountains with his wife, Cathie. They have two adult sons, Jack and Joe.