Steven R. Porter is the author of the critically acclaimed novels, "Confessions of the Meek and the Valiant" and "Manisses" is a writer, marketing consultant and former Director of Advertising and Public Relations for Lauriat's Bookstores, Inc. Steven is also a frequent speaker and lecturer on Internet technologies and emerging publishing techniques.
In September 2011, he founded the Association of Rhode Island Authors (www.RIAuthors.org) and currently serves as its first president. He is also a member of the Rhode Island Romance Writers (RIRW), the Independent Publishers of New England (IPNE) and is an author-member of the New England Independent Booksellers Association (NEIBA.)
Steven and his wife Dawn are active volunteers in their local community and reside in the village of Harmony, Rhode Island with their two children Thomas and Susannah.
Steven is a seasoned and entertaining public speaker, and is available for author readings, lectures, book signings, book groups and other special events.