Steven Verrier, born in the United States and raised in Canada, has spent much of his adult life living and traveling abroad. He is the author of Raising a Child to Be Bilingual and Bicultural, a prizewinning book published bilingually in Japan, and various short dramatic works for the student market. His novels, Tough Love, Tender Heart and Plan B, were published in 2008 and 2010, and his nonfiction Class Struggle: Journal of a Teacher In Up to His Ears followed shortly after. His most recent book is Professional Wrestling in the Pacific Northwest: A History, 1883 to the Present, which he is following up with a comprehensive biography of Canada’s Greatest Athlete, Gene Kiniski. Steven Verrier lives in the Seattle area.


Bellingham, Washington: The unlikeliest of wrestling capitals

The legend of Gorgeous George began in the Northwest

Q&A: Ed “Moondog” Moretti

Q&A: Kelly Kiniski

Rainy Day Reviews

The Story Behind the Book: 
Part 1  -  Part 2  -  Part 3

Life in the First Draft: 
Part 1  -  Part 2

Literarily Speaking

The Book Boost

The Book Connection

Rex Robot