Steve Erickson

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Birthday
20, 1950
Birthplace
Santa Monica, CA
Birth Sign
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Birthday
20, 1950 (age 68)
Birthplace
Santa Monica, CA

About

An American novelist, essayist, and critic, he is known for such works as Days Between Stations, Rubicon Beach, and Tours of the Black Clock. His works fall into the literary genres of magical realism, surrealism, and avantpop.

Before Fame

He received degrees in film and journalism from the University of California-Los Angeles. He subsequently worked as a freelance writer for alternative weekly newspapers.

Trivia

He received the National Endowment for the Arts award in 1987.

Family Life

He grew up in Los Angeles, California as the only child of an actress mother and a photographer father.

Associated With

He cites Henry Miller as one of his literary influences.