"Knockout prose in a fistful of words. I'll read anything J.B. Stevens writes." Marc Cameron — New York Times bestselling author.
"Stevens writes about war as if he's stabbing the page." Gabino Iglesias — acclaimed author and critic.
"J.B. Stevens achieves what so many crime fiction writers aspire to do: expertly mixing grit and humor and violence into something close to grace.” — Nick Kolakowski — acclaimed author and critic.
"J.B. Stevens's poetry is kicking ass and taking names." Shawn Berman — acclaimed author and 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 won Mystery Tribune's inaugural micro-fiction contest. He was a finalist for the Claymore Award, the Silver Falchion Award, and the Colonel Darron L. Wright Award for both fiction and poetry. He was also first runner-up for the Terry Kay Fiction Prize. He's been nominated for the Pushcart Prize multiple times as well as Best of the Net.
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. Click HERE to see one of his early fights.
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.
He is represented by Nikki Terpilowski of Holloway Literary.
Click HERE to read an essay explaining how J.B. wrote his short story for the Trouble No More anthology.