"Knockout prose... I'll ready anything J.B. Stevens writes." Marc Cameron—New York Times bestselling author of Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan thrillers.
"Stevens writes about war as if he's stabbing the page." Gabino Iglesias—acclaimed author and critic.
"J.B. Stevens's poetry is kicking ass and taking names." Shawn Berman—editor of The Daily Drunk.
"You wrote a manuscript about Bigfoot? What the hell does that even mean? When are you going to do something I can tell my friends about? Ginnie's son is a lawyer." Eileen Stevens—mother of the author.
J.B. Stevens writes fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and reviews. He was a finalist for the Claymore Award, finalist for the Colonel Darron L. Wright award, and nominated for the Pushcart Prize. He won Mystery Tribune's inaugural micro-fiction contest.
J.B grew up in Georgia. He lives in the Deep South with his wife, daughter, and Yorkshire terrier. J.B. earned a Bachelor's degree from The Citadel and a Master's degree from Troy State University. He is a Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and undefeated in Mixed Martial Arts competition. One of his early fights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L10u8YSds4E
J.B. is a former U.S. Army Infantry Officer. He attained the rank of Captain before being honorably discharged. He saw combat in Iraq and earned numerous awards, including a Bronze Star.
An interview with J.B. about war-writing—spring 2021: https://litreactor.com/interviews/an-interview-with-poetveteran-jb-stevens