Writes stories. By day.

Steven Padnick is a writer, editor, history and comic book nerd. He writes fiction, non-fiction and humor, as well as the occasional review. Steven lives in Brooklyn, plays trivia, and appears on Actually Happening, a weekly panel-game podcast of obscure facts, historical nonsense and terrible puns.


  • EditorialOctober 2007 – May 2012

    Tor Books

    Acquire and edit a series of graphic novels, including Dear Creature, Girl Genius, The Advance Team, and Johnny Hiro. Coordinate the manga co-publishing venture with Seven Seas Entertainment. Write articles for

  • Editorial AssistantFebruary 2004 – February 2007


    Direct support to the publisher of HarperMedia. Review submissions for audio publication. Negotiate with agents and authors for rights and performance contracts. Write and edit copy. Prepare fact sheets. Abridge books.


  • Bachelors of Arts, History and Literature2002

    Harvard University

Writes About

  • Comics

  • History

  • Life

  • Humor

Contact info

  • Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY

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