Steven Wayne Koren is an American screenwriter. He was one of the writers for the movies Bruce Almighty, Click, Superstar, and A Night at the Roxbury, and wrote for Saturday Night Live and Seinfeld. Koren grew up in Queens, New York with two older sisters and attended Cardozo High School in Bayside Queens. He performed in many high school plays and musicals including Tony in West Side Story, and the following year the Elvis character in the play Bye Bye Birdie. He went to college at the Binghamton University. After college, he began his career as an NBC page. Among his duties as a page was working for Saturday Night Live. He eventually became a writer for the series. Later, he became a writer for Seinfeld. In the Seinfeld episode "The Van Buren Boys", one of the characters is named Steve Koren. He also wrote the famous "Serenity Now" episode.