About the Author
During his nearly 20-year career as a print journalist, Steven Sims has reported from Central America, Europe and the Caribbean, including time covering the war in Bosnia and repeated assignments in Cuba. While regional editor for a statewide newspaper, he received a Catholic Press Association award for a package of articles and photographs he produced on runaway inner-city youths in south Florida. An avid runner, his stories have also appeared in Runner's World magazine. He lives with cats Ike and Tina in the Tampa Bay area, where he continues to write and teach.