Steve Weiner was the director of the Maynard Public library for 26 years. He received the Employee of the Year award from the town of Maynard in 2007. Prior to that, he was a branch librarian at the Somerville Public Library for 7 years. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Foundation for Children’s Books and currently serves on the Board of Directors for Will Eisner Week. He has published 12 books and was awarded the Comic Creator’s Guild award in 2006. He is married to the artist and ArtSpace tenant Rachel Korn.