Steven Cunningham, M.D.Author
Dr. Steven Clark Cunningham was born in Denver, Colorado. After graduating from Creighton University with majors in chemistry and Spanish, he attended medical school at George Washington University in Washington, DC. Having finished his training in general surgery at the University of Maryland and specialty surgery (liver and pancreas surgery) at Johns Hopkins University, he is currently the Director of Pancreatic and Hepatobiliary Surgery at Saint Agnes Hospital in Baltimore, MD. He has written many and edited many different articles and chapters, with over 100 contributions to a variety of medical journals, guidelines, and textbooks. He has served as a contributing editor of Maryland Poetry Review, and his poems have appeared in Maryland Poetry Review, The New Physician (winner of literary arts contest), Chimeras, WordHouse: Baltimore’s Literary Calendar, the anthology Function At The Junction #2 (Electric Press, 1997), the cookbook Pasta Poetics (ed. Matt Hohner, 1997), and the anthology Poems for Chromosomes (Watermark Press, 1998). This is his second full-length book of children's poetry. His first, Dinosaur Name Poems (Three Conditions Press, 2009), was winner of the Moonbeam Award in Children’s Poetry and Spanish Language Book Categories.