Kevin Stevens is the author of ten books, including the best-selling The Cops Are Robbers, which was made into an NBC Movie of the Week starring Ed Asner. His adult novels include The Rizzoli Contract and Song for Katya, published with Simon & Schuster UK, and Reach the Shining River, a crime novel set in Kansas City in the 1930s, published by Betimes Books. His YA novel A Lonely Note was a 2018 IBBY Honour List winner, and his books for children include The Powers, a Dublin UNESCO City of Literature Citywide Reading selection in 2014. Kevin has also written for the Irish Times, the Journal of Music in Ireland, and the Dublin Review of Books. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.