Stephen G. Bowling is an award-winning author, entrepreneur and philanthropist.
Much like Peter Pan, Steve never wanted to grow up. Or rather, while he didn’t mind getting older, he never wanted to lose the child-like enchantment of imagination and wonder. Creating colorful worlds and stories for children has allowed Steve to both preserve his own imagination while sharing the joy of learning with children worldwide.
Steve has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Brandeis University. He is an entrepreneur who has worked on, and holds several U.S. Patents. He heads The Prometheum Foundation, a non-profit philosophical organization that helps teach students critical and analytical thinking, freedom of thought, and entrance into the marketplace of ideas.
He moderates discussions and debates of all types. He has been conducting the Franklin Forum high school programs for over 20 years. This Forum places students in the arena of public debate in which they are obliged to think about issues and public policy. It allows them to test their opinions, hear opposing views, and debate current issues, all in a setting with a free and open exchange of ideas. The Forum teaches civility in civil discourse; the ability to disagree and still be agreeable even in a passionate exchange of views. Students develop self-confidence, self-esteem, respect for the opinion of others and the ability to effectively communicate their views.
He is a lifelong weightlifter, an avid student of history and philosophy, and has a fascination with astrophysics.
Book Reading at a Connecticut school.
I want to send you a heartfelt thank you to you for the wonderful job you did in presenting your coming books to our students. I think you could tell how excited they were to have a real author visit and share his work with them. They continue to be excited that you were here and were interested in their thought about your writing.
You truly helped to make our Celebrate Reading week very special for them. You have a lovely manner with children…no wonder you write so well for this audience! You really understand them.”