Steven Boykey Sidley has divided his adult life between the USA and South Africa. He has meandered through careers as an animator, chief technology officer for a Fortune 500 company, jazz musician, software developer, video game designer, private equity investor and high technology entrepreneur. He currently lives in Johannesburg with his wife and two children.
Entanglement, his first novel, was sparked by a whiskey-fuelled dinner party debate and Stepping Out is his second novel. Steven’s third novel Imperfect Solo released in February 2014.
Entanglement was awarded the 2013 UJ Debut Prize and was shortlisted for the Sunday Times Fiction Prize
Stepping Out was shortlisted for the UJ Main Fiction Prize in 2014
Imperfect Solo was longlisted for the Sunday Times Fiction Prize in 2014 and selected for Le Grand Livre Du Mois upon its publication in France in 2015