Steve Katz has taught at University of Denver, but he has also tended bar, worked construction, waited tables and mined for mercury. He is known for such classics as Creamy & Delicious, Wier & Pouce, Florry Of Washington Heights, Swanny's Ways, Saw, Moving Parts and Stolen Stories, plus a screenplay and some books of poetry.
"Katz is the closest to being a jazz musician with language, using his gift for sound and circumstance to create dazzling ." —Jerome Klinkowitz
"One anticipates that with the publication of his recent masterwork, Swanny's Ways, critically acclaimed yet largely overlooked writer Steve Katz will receive the serious attention he deserves." —Sycamore Review