Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Steven Burgauer  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult; Young Adult;

Born: in New York City, New York

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Illinois Connection

Steven lives in Peoria, Illinois. He is a graduate of Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois and currently teaches at Eureka College in Eureka, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Burgauer is a prolific writer of science fiction. He is an avid hiker and Eagle Scout. He was a Libertarian candidate for U.S. Senate and is a retired stockbroker. He has also written extensively about the business of investments and economics.Burgauer won the coveted Mathematics and Science Award from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Mr. Burgauer currently teaches Business Finance for Eureka College.

Published Works

  • Fornax, Northwest Publishing, 1994
  • The Brazen Rule, Northwest Publishing, 1995
  • The Last American, Northwest Publishing, 1996 - reprinted in 2005 by iUniverse
  • In the Shadow of Omen, Zero-g Press, 1997
  • The Wealth Builders Guide, Zero-g Press, 1998
  • The Grandfather Paradox, Zero-g Press, 1998
  • Treachery on the Dark Side, Zero-g Press, 2000
  • The Railguns of Luna, Barnes & Noble, 2001
  • The Slaves of Aphrodite, iUniverse, 2003
  • Newhuman: In the Shadow of Omen, Writers Club Press, 2003
  • The Night of The Eleventh Sun, BookSurge Publishing, 2007
  • The Fornax Drive, iUniverse, 2008
  • A More Perfect Union, iUniverse, 2009
  • NEWHUMAN MARS: In The Shadow of Omen, iUniverse, 2009
  • The Road to War: Duty & Drill, Courage & Capture, iUniverse, 2010
  • The Grandfather Paradox, iUniverse, 2011

Selected Titles At Your Library

The brazen rule /
ISBN: 0595005454. OCLC Number:

Writer's Showcase,. San Jose :. ©2000.

The wealth builder's guide :
ISBN: 1892086026. OCLC Number:

Zero-g Press,. Peoria, Ill. :. 1999.

The railguns of Luna /
ISBN: 0595172024. OCLC Number:

Authors Choice Press,. Lincoln, NE :. ©2001.

The slaves of Aphrodite /
ISBN: 0595282830. OCLC Number:

iUniverse, Inc.,. Lincoln, NE :. ©2003.

A more perfect union /
ISBN: 1440130183. OCLC Number:

iUniverse, Inc.,. Bloomington, IN :. ©2009.

Newhuman :
ISBN: 1440179093. OCLC Number:

iUniverse,. New York :. ©2009.

The road to war :
ISBN: 1450218806. OCLC Number:

iUniverse Inc.,. Bloomington, IN :. ©2010.

A riveting first-person account of a soldier in World War II who enlisted shortly after Pearl Harbor, became a junior officer in army infantry, lead a combat boat team ashore on Omaha Beach, and was shortly afterwards taken prisoner, suffering great deprivation before finally being liberated by advancing Russian forces.

The grandfather paradox :
ISBN: 1450290434. OCLC Number:

iUniverse,. Bloomington, Ind. :. ©2011.

Andu Nehrengel and his three female clone companions are marooned on a planet in the present. Their only hope for survival in the future lay in the past.


Steven was honored at the 2004 Illinois Authors Book Fair which was sponsored by the Illinois Center for the Book and the Illinois State Library in Springfield, Illinois.

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes)

Burgauer loves to talk to groups about his fiction. He especially likes speaking to college aged students and adults. Contact 309-692-2953