A graduate of The University of Waterloo (89) BFA-Film Studies; Stephen went on to work for various film productions before directing the Neo-Noir feature: Lucky 7. The film went on to screen at the 2012 Shanghai International Film Festival and distribution with Factory Film Studio. After completing a number of new scripts, Stephen turned his attention to novel writing. When The Luck Runs Dry is his first novel and he recently completed the first draft of the sequel: Fallen Angels. Estimated publication date with Corona Samizdat Press is Winter 2024. Currently, Stephen is currently working on a new book: Peacock’s Blues.