Steven Verrier, born in the United States and raised in Canada, has spent much of his adult life living and traveling abroad. He's 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. More recent books are Professional Wrestling in the Pacific Northwest: A History, 1883 to the Present, published in 2017, and Gene Kiniski: Canadian Wrestling Legend, published in early 2019. His latest books, both released in 2022, are George Gordienko: Canadian Wrestler, Artist and Renaissance Man and The Two-Party Trap: Recipe for Dysfunction in American Politics. Steven Verrier lives in the Seattle area and also in Chiba, Japan.