Barbara Cully is the author of Desire Reclining (Penguin, 2003); The New Intimacy (Penguin, 1997), which won the National Poetry Series Open Competition; and Shoreline Series (Kore Press, 1997). She teaches in the Department of English at the University of Arizona as well as in the Prague Summer Program. Poems from a new collection appear in CUE and Sonora Review, and are forthcoming in Tight.
Following an initial stab at political satire for The Sunday Times of London, the Brooklyn-born writer has remained a recurring nightmare for British readers. Steven got his start in the UK, working at London's premier listing's magazine, Time Out, and subsequently for The Guardian, filing film features, theatre reviews and covering the major European film festivals. His credits in the UK also include BBC Children's Television, GQ, Cosmopolitan, The Evening Standard and The Face. In the US his work has been published in The New York Times, Premiere and Interview Magazine.
Specializing in film coverage, Steven has worked as a Hollywood correspondent and frequent contributor to The Sunday Times and Esquire in the UK, with numerous covers for both publications. His interviews include : Martin Scorsese, John Travolta, Samuel Jackson, Sharon Stone, Woody Allen, Brad Pitt, Sandra Bullock, Jude Law, Kevin Costner, Ray Charles and Timothy Leary amongst numerous others.
Approached by former Disney animator, Raul Garcia, he scripted the animated feature, Sian Ka'an, featuring the voices of Salma Hayek, Placido Domingo, Alfred Molina and Cheech Marin. Additional credits include two animated Eloise holiday specials from Film Roman & Handmade Films (based on the books by Kay Thompson and Hilary Knight), featuring the voices of Tim Curry, Lynn Redgrave, Brad Garrett and Jim Belushi.