Dr. Steven Clark Cunningham was born in Denver, Colorado. After graduating from Creighton University with majors in chemistry and Spanish, he attended medical school at George Washington University in Washington, DC. Having finished his residency in general surgery at the University of Maryland and a fellowship in surgery of the liver and pancreas at Johns Hopkins University, he is currently working as Co-Director in Pancreatic and Hepatobiliary Surgery at Saint Agnes Hospital and Cancer Institute in Baltimore, MD. Dr Cunningham's CV and list of medical writings is found here or here.
He has served as a contributing editor of Maryland Poetry Review, and his poems have appeared in Maryland Poetry Review, The New Physician (winner of literary arts contest), Chimeras, WordHouse: Baltimore’s Literary Calendar, the anthology Function At The Junction #2 (Electric Press, 1997), the cookbook Pasta Poetics (ed. Matt Hohner, 1997), and the anthology Poems for Chromosomes (Watermark Press, 1998).
Dinosaur Name Poems (Three Conditions Press, 2009) is his first full-length book of children's poetry.