Steve Burt is one of Florida’s top authors for teens and young adults. His FreeKs series about psychic and paranormal teen detectives has won three Mom’s Choice Gold Awards, the NY, Paris, London, San Francisco, and Hollywood Book Festival Awards, and a dozen others. His Stories to Chill the Heart series of book featuring Twilight-Zone-like short stories won him the world’s top horror prize for young readers, the Bram Stoker Award in 2004 (the only ordained minister to ever win it). In 2003 he was a runner-up to Harry Potter for the same award. The Rev. Dr. Burt has also written inspirational stories for Family Circle, Chicken Soup for the Soul, and other national publications. His collection, A Christmas Dozen, was a regional bestseller and won four awards including the New England Book Festival runner-up for Best Spiritual. He is the recipient of three Ray Bradbury creative writing prizes. In 2013 Dr. Burt was written up in various media for gifting 3000+ autographed copies of the Christmas book to underprivileged children in central Florida through the United Way’s “Pajamas and Books Comfort Project.” He and his editor/wife Jolyn live in The Villages.
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