Steven R. Porter is a writer, marketing consultant and the former Director of Advertising and Public Relations for Lauriat's Bookstores, Inc. Steven is also a frequent speaker and lecturer on emerging Internet technologies.
In 2011, Steven published his first novel, "Confessions of the Meek and the Valiant" to wide acclaim. His second novel, "Manisses," was released in late 2012.
Steven studied writing and communications at the University of Rhode island in the late Eighties where he served as editor of the campus literary magazine, The Great Swamp Gazette.
Steven is the founder and president of the Association of Rhode Island Authors (ARIA) and a member of Rhode Island Romance Writers (RIRW) and the Independent Publishers of New England (IPNE.) Steven is also an author member of the New England Independent Booksellers Association (NEIBA).
He and his wife Dawn are active volunteers in their local community and reside in the village of Harmony, Rhode Island with their two children Thomas and Susannah.