Steven Owad

Steven Owad journalism and moved to Bangkok, Thailand, where he taught English and began traveling Southeast Asia. Owad started writing short stories and sought work in the newly democratic countries of Eastern Europe, taking another teaching job, and later, working as deputy managing editor of "The Warsaw Voice Weekly," He began writing plays in the early 1990s, which have been produced at small North American theatres. The experience gave him the confidence to write the novel, "Bodycheck."