Harry Steven (Steve) Ackley was born and raised in Woodland, California. He is a graduate of Cabrillo College, Bethany Bible College, and San Francisco State University where he received an MA in education. After a short stint as a high school English teacher, Steve changed careers and went to work as a website designer.
Steve makes his home in Winters, California. He enjoys spending time with his fiancé Natasha, his three children, Cedric, Cleo, and Adrian, and his dog, Muddy Waters. Steve also plays bass for various jazz and blues groups and enjoys working in his garden.
Steve’s first book, Our Lady of West 74th Street, was published in the fall of 2014. Steve’s second novel, The Prophet of Shattuck Avenue was released in June of 2017.