Steven Karl Zoltán Brust is an American {{Fantasy}} and ScienceFiction author of Hungarian descent, best known for his Literature/{{Dragaera}} series, including the [[FilmNoir noirish]] Vlad Taltos cycle, and the Khaavren romances, a {{pastiche}} of Creator/AlexandreDumas. He is a member of The Scribblies, a Minnesota-based writers group that also includes Creator/EmmaBull, Will Shetterly, Creator/PamelaDean, and Creator/PatriciaCWrede, some of whom he has collaborated with.

In addition to his writing, he was the drummer for the fantasy-oriented funk-rock band Cats Laughing, which also included Creator/EmmaBull.

!! Books include:
* ''Agyar''
* ''Cowboy Feng's Space Bar & Grille''
* ''Literature/{{Dragaera}}'' series:
** The Vlad Taltos novels (15 so far)
** The Khaavren Romances (three or five novels, depending on how you count)
** ''Brokedown Palace'' (a standalone novel, loosely associated with the series)
* ''Literature/FreedomAndNecessity'' (with Creator/EmmaBull)
* ''The Gypsy'' (with Megan Lindholm, aka Creator/RobinHobb)
* ''My Own Kind of Freedom'' (a novel based on the ''Series/{{Firefly}}'' television series)
* ''The Sun, the Moon, and the Stars'' (a modern-day retelling of an old fairy tale)
* ''Literature/ToReignInHell''
!! Tropes in works without their own page:
* AsYouKnow: Subverted in ''Cowboy Feng's Space Bar and Grille'': "Don't tell me what I already know."
* EarthThatWas: In ''Cowboy Feng's Space Bar and Grille'', the staff of the eponymous time- and space-travelling restaurant is trying to find out, among other things, whether or not the Earth is still around and still viable. [[spoiler: Nope. It was nuked.]]
* InnBetweenTheWorlds: In ''Cowboy Feng's Space Bar And Grille'', the titular eatery jumps from world to world (and time to time) whenever an atomic bomb goes off nearby. And that's been happening a lot lately...