With over 25 years working in most genres of television as a writer and producer, Bronx native Steven Schindler has also written seven novels. Schindler has worked in news, reality, sports, magazine and documentary programming in New York, Washington DC, Chicago, L.A. and currently lives in San Diego. He has 4 Chicago Emmy Awards and credits include, "Israel and the Palestinians; Will Reason Prevail"; "The Who's Farewell Tour"; "America's Most Wanted"; "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" "Late Night with Seth Meyers" and "Vlasta the Polka Queen." His novel, "The Last Sewer Ball", was the Grand Prize winner at the 2017 New York Book Festival, held at the legendary Algonquin Hotel in New York. "From Here to Reality" (Simon and Schuster/Pocket Books) received praise from the New York Post, Jay Leno and Roger L. Simon (The Big Fix). "High Desert High" "In this sharp novel, Schindler does a fine job creating the believably gritty life and mind of a NYC cop... a provocative physical and emotional trip." -Publishers Weekly Schindler's new novel, "Fallout Shelter" will be released in 2022.
A coming-of-age mystery. Set against the backdrop of the Bronx in the 1970's, three Catholic school friends suspect a priest's mentoring has ulterior motives.
High Desert High2017
The Last Sewer Ball2013
On the Bluffs2009
From Here to Reality2005
From the Block2001
Awards and Recognition
- The Last Sewer Ball- Grand Prize Winner, NY Book Festival From the Block- Best Fiction, Hollywood Indie Book Festival 4 Chicago Emmy Awards