Steven Mayoff writes fiction, poetry, and lyrics. In 2008 his manuscript Destinations and Departures was chosen out of 5,000 entries to be a Top-100 Semi-finalist in the Amazon.com Breakout Novel Award. A portion of this manuscript also won the 2003 David Adams Richards Prize presented by the Writers' Federation of New Brunswick. His poetry chapbook Fridge Magnet Cycle will be published by Mercutio Press. He has collaborated with singer/songwriter Melanie Doane and Winnipeg composer David R. Scott. He also contributed lyrics to the dance show Swingstep, for which he was nominated for a Dora Mavor Moore Award. Steven was born in Montreal, QC and now lives in Ellerslie, PEI. His fiction and poetry have appeared in publications in Canada, Algeria, France, Ireland, and the United States.
Turnstone Press acknowledges the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, the Manitoba Arts Council, the Government of Canada, and the Province of Manitoba through Manitoba Sport, Culture and Heritage.