Steve Erickson

Steve Erickson is the author of nine novels, including 2012’s These Dreams of You, and two nonfiction works. His books have appeared on best-of-the-year lists in Newsweek, the Washington Post BookWorld, the Los Angeles Times, the Village Voice, and the New York Times Book Review. He’s the editor of the literary journal Black Clock, published by the California Institute of the Arts where he teaches; he also writes about film for Los Angeles magazine and about the current presidential campaign for American Prospect. Mr. Erickson is the recipient a Guggenheim Fellowship and the American Academy of Arts and Letters’ award in literature.

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What a strange, bizarre, wandering, surreal, hard-to-explain but easy-to-feel book Shadowbahn is.

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“As in Zeroville, Mr. Erickson’s previous novel, These Dreams of You is told in short kinetic bursts, some no longer than a paragraph, and moves at a propulsive pace.