The Barr Memorial Library Receives Award

April 9, 2021

The Barr Memorial Library at Fort Knox received the 2020 Library of Congress Federal Library & Information Network (FEDLINK) Library of the Year Award for small libraries. This award recognizes a library for outstanding, innovative, and sustained achievements in fulfilling its organization’s mission, fostering innovation in its services, and meeting the needs of its users. The library also was honored with the award in 2014. Click here to read the press release in The News-Enterprise in Elizabethtown, KY.

Writer Types Podcast

March 4, 2021

Steve was interviewed for the Writer Types Podcast by host Eric Beetner and TV writer Lindsey Allen, winner of the co-host for a day contest. Also appearing on the podcast were novelist and screenwriter Daniel Pyne and author JA Jance. Authors Rosemarie and Vince Keenan, the team behind Renee Patrick, and author Jake Hinkson joined Eric in the segment, “A Question.” Steve’s interview begins around the 47:20 minute mark. Click here to listen. It’s also available across all podcasting platforms.

Interview With WFLA in Tampa

February 26, 2021

In this interview with WFLA in Tampa, Steve talks about his writing process and The Kaiser’s Web. Check it out here.

Interview on the NPR Station, WCBE

February 26, 2021

Before the virtual book event at Thurber House, Steve was interviewed by Doug Dangler with the NPR station WCBE. They discussed The Kaiser’s Web. You can listen to the interview here.

The Columbus Dispatch Interview

February 22, 2021

The Columbus Dispatch interviewed Steve recently about The Kaiser’s Web. He talked about the book and the upcoming tour and also gave a little insight into some of the feedback he’s received from readers. Click here to read the article.

Sharon Kay Penman

February 1, 2021

Sharon Kay Penman was Steve’s second favorite historical fiction writer (after James Michener). Her detailed writer’s note at the end of each book is the reason he includes them in each of his novels. Their friendship started in 2003. After her death on January 22, 2021, The New York Times asked Steve for a statement to include in her obituary, which you can read here.

Interview on Wordslinger Podcast

December 21, 2020

Steve was interviewed earlier this year by Kevin Tumlinson, host of the Wordslinger Podcast. They talk about The Malta Exchange; Steve’s writing and research process; and how Cotton and Cassiopeia have evolved over the years. Check it out here. Steve’s interview starts around the 9:45 minute mark.

Secret Smithsonian Nooks & Crannies

November 23, 2020

On Thursday, November 19, 2020, the Smithsonian Libraries hosted Steve and Elizabeth in a Zoom webinar, “Secret Smithsonian Nooks & Crannies: Uncovering The Lost Order with Steve Berry.” They talked about some of the secret spots at the Smithsonian the public never sees. They also discussed how Steve wove the Castle, the Smithsonian Libraries, and the rich history of this storied institution into The Lost Order. To watch the show, click here.

Steve Quoted About Historic Preservation

September 17, 2019

At the ceremony re-opening the Anuradhapura Archaeology museum in Sri Lanka, United States Ambassador Alaina B. Teplitz quoted Steve as once saying, with regard to historical preservation, “a concerted effort to preserve our heritage is a vital link to our cultural, educational, aesthetic, inspirational and economic legacies of all things that quite make us who we are.” The museum renovation was jointly funded by the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) and the Sri Lanka Central Cultural Fund of the Ministry of Housing, Construction, and Cultural Affairs.

Read more about the ceremony and the ambassador’s speech here.

Cotton Malone On The Big Screen

March 15, 2019

Steve is constantly asked, “Are there any plans to bring Cotton Malone to the big screen?” Hopefully, it won’t be too much longer. Waterman Entertainment and Riven Rock Projects announced today they have acquired the Cotton Malone series and are developing it as a potential TV series.

Where it will go we don’t know, but we’re one step closer to seeing him come alive on the screen. Click here to read the announcement.