Steven L. Peck is a professor of evolutionary ecology. His publishing history includes lots of scientific work for which he gets paid. Creative works include three novels: The Scholar of Moab, A Short Stay in Hell, and the YA fantasy, Rifts of Rime. He has published poetry and short stories in numerous venues, and a collection of Poetry called Incorrect Astronomy was published last year by Aldrich Press. Absolutely no one has read it. More on his writing can be found here.
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