Steven A. Jent
Composer and Songwriter
I retired from IBM after 21 years in software development. I didnít actually
retireóI just stopped working in order to finally apply myself to creative
activities that I wasnít willing to put off any longer. One was writing.
Another was music. In 2001, I moved to Denton to study composition at the
University of North Texas. I wasnít out to get another degree, I just
wanted to take the courses that interested me. When I had done that, I
turned to the visual arts, which is when I got drawn into printmaking.
this site you can browse what Iíve produced in all three fields: three books,
a collection of prints, and music that ranges from songs to a concerto for
viola and orchestra. In between these pursuits Iíve found time to invent a unique word game.
My latest book is a newly-published collection of brief vignettes
modeled on the "Keats and Chapman" stories by Myles na Gopaleen, aka
Flann O'Brien, aka Brian O'Nolan. Like the originals, each concludes
with a soul-searing pun. You have been warned.
Blankity-Blank! is my own original word game. It should appeal to anyone who likes crosswords, Scrabble, and related games and puzzles.
2019 Steven A. Jent