Stel Pavlou

Stel Pavlou

Stel Pavlou is a British international bestselling author of the adult fiction novels, Decipher and Gene

Daniel Coldstar: The Relic War, an epic golden-age sci-fi novel, is his first work for young readers. It is the first book in a series from HarperCollins, releasing in November 2017.

 Stel has written screenplays for Morgan Freeman and Samuel L. Jackson, and stories for Doctor Who.

He lives in Colorado with his family, a dog named Rocket, and two chickens.



  • Decipher 
  • Gene
  • Daniel Coldstar: The Relic War (Nov. 7, 2017 from HarperCollins)

Short stories

  • Checkpoint (short story for Dr. Who)
  • Omegamorphosis (short story for Dr. Who)
  • You had me at verify username and password (short story for Dr. Who)

Film and other

  • Screenplay for The 51st State / Formula 51 (including the DVD extra Who the hell is Stel Pavlou?)
  • Starred as Kagan in Kochana Cafe (short film)

Awards and Memberships

Writers Guild of America 

Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

International Thriller Writers Association

* Junior Library Guild Selection Fall 2017 for Daniel Coldstar: The Relic War


Related Experience

Stel also has extensive knowledge in historical findings and theories about the legend of the lost city of Atlantis. 

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