Born and raised in Edmonton, Steve Hanon earned a BA (special) at the U of A in History and English and a diploma in Radio and Television Arts at NAIT. He worked in broadcasting for many years in radio newsrooms and has written, produced and directed documentary films. His writing has appeared in the Edmonton Journal, the Calgary Herald, the Lethbridge Herald, and Alberta Past. His documentary about Finn Slough in Richmond, BC was screened before large audiences during the Vancouver Winter Olympics. His first book, The Devil's Breath, was released by NeWest in 2013. Steve now lives in Calgary, AB.