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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Steve Bellinger  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT C:YA Science_Fiction

Born: 1950 in Chicago, IL


Illinois Connection

Bellinger has lived in Illinois all of his life, mostly in Chicago and the South Suburbs (University Park). He was born and raised on the West Side of Chicago and attended the Illinois Institute of Technology and now resides in the Lincoln Park community in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Steve Bellinger was born and raised on the West Side of Chicago by a single mom who worked nights for a printing company. She would bring home books and magazines to encourage her children to read. This is how Bellinger discovered Isaac Asimov, Robert Heinlein, Arthur C. Clarke and the other masters of classic science fiction. It didn’t take long for him to get the itch to write. Over the years, he's written everything from newspaper articles, comic strips and radio drama to short stories and fan fiction.

Along with the books listed below, Bellinger was also one of the authors of "Over the Edge: The Edgy Writers Anthology" published in 2017.

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