The Author



Stel Pavlou is a British American author and screenwriter. His debut adult novel, Decipher, was a international bestseller, and is featured in scientific papers for its inspiring concepts in nanotechnology. His adult novels Decipher and Gene (Simon & Schuster UK and St. Martins Press/Macmillan) have been published in 12 languages. Stel has also written short stories based in the world of the popular television series Doctor Who and were published under Big Finish, the primary BBC licensed company for Doctor Who tie-ins. He has written screenplays for Morgan Freeman and Samuel L. Jackson and is the screenwriter and co-producer of the international cult classic, Formula 51 (aka The 51st State).

Daniel Coldstar: The Relic War is his first book for young readers, with its currently untitled sequel releasing in Fall 2019 by HarperCollins. Daniel Coldstar was awarded by the Junior Library Guild as their 2017 Fall Selection. It was a featured book by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America and is listed as an “Exceptional Chapter Book for ages 8-12” by Imagination Soup.

Stel received his BA with Honors in American Studies from the University of Liverpool, with a focus on 20th century American literature and was an exchange student at the University of Mississippi. He lives in Colorado with his family, a dog named Rocket and the ghosts of two chickens.

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