Steve Erickson


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in Los Angeles, The United States
April 20, 1950

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Steve Erickson is the author of ten novels: Days Between Stations, Rubicon Beach, Tours of the Black Clock, Arc d'X, Amnesiascope, The Sea Came in at Midnight, Our Ecstatic Days, Zeroville, These Dreams of You and Shadowbahn. He also has written two books about American politics and popular culture, Leap Year and American Nomad. Numerous editions have been published in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Dutch, Polish, Greek, Russian and Japanese. Over the years he has written for Esquire, Rolling Stone, Smithsonian, Conjunctions, Salon, the L.A. Weekly, the New York Times Magazine and other publications and journals, and his work has been widely anthologized. For twelve years he was editor and co-founder of the national literary jou ...more

Average rating: 4.19 · 100,424 ratings · 3,267 reviews · 38 distinct worksSimilar authors
Zeroville

4.08 avg rating — 2,341 ratings — published 2007 — 14 editions
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Days Between Stations

3.99 avg rating — 850 ratings — published 1985 — 18 editions
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Tours of the Black Clock

4.01 avg rating — 780 ratings — published 1989 — 15 editions
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The Sea Came in at Midnight

3.83 avg rating — 832 ratings — published 1999 — 14 editions
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Shadowbahn

3.48 avg rating — 910 ratings — published 2017 — 9 editions
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These Dreams of You

3.91 avg rating — 505 ratings — published 2012 — 6 editions
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Rubicon Beach

4.03 avg rating — 562 ratings — published 1986 — 11 editions
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Arc d'X

3.96 avg rating — 503 ratings — published 1993 — 2 editions
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Our Ecstatic Days

3.92 avg rating — 406 ratings — published 2005 — 5 editions
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Amnesiascope

3.72 avg rating — 399 ratings — published 1996 — 4 editions
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“a dream is only a memory of the future”
steve erickson

“I began composing the next poem, the one that was to be written next. Not the last poem of those I had read, but the poem written in the head of someone who may never have existed but who had certainly written another poem nonetheless, and just never had the chance to commit it to ink and the page.”
Steve Erickson, Rubicon Beach

“If I had it to do all over again . . . I wouldn't change a thing.'. . . the final expression of narcissism, the last gesture of self-congratulation.”
Steve Erickson, The Sea Came in at Midnight

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