Stephen Schneck was born in New York in 1933. After leaving the Carnegie Institute of Technology, he traveled around Mexico and Central America. In 1960 he allegedly founded the American Beauty Studios, on 42nd Street, New York. He subsequently moved to San Francisco, where he wrote his best known novel, The Nightclerk. He also had a career as a film actor and a scriptwriter and wrote for Ramparts and Mother Jones. He died in 1996.
1965 The Nightclerk
1971 Nocturnal Vaudeville
1973 Something Soft and Evil Stirring Here (screenplay)
1975 Collins A to Z of Cat Care (with Nigel Norris)
1975 Collins A to Z of Dog Care (with Nigel Norris)
1976 The Complete Home Medical Guide For Cats (with Nigel Norris)
1976 The Complete Home Medical Guide For Dogs (with Nigel Norris)