Craig Stevens is the pseudonym for debut novelist Craig Simms. A computer systems engineer by day for a large software services firm and writer by night, Craig has enjoyed the science fiction and fantasy genres since he was a child. His favorite novelists include J.R.R. Tolkien, Frank Herbert, H.G. Wells, Stephen R. Donaldson, Ian Douglas and Andy Weir. Craig holds a master of science degree in geology from East Carolina University. He and his wife spend their summers in northern Michigan and their winters along the North Carolina coast.