Steve Erickson

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2013

    Backwards to the Present: More New New California Writing (Part II)

    Forgot to mention a couple of the other must-have-read already writers in the newest anthology of best California writing of the year from Heyday. You might recall from last week my weird reading triage, first noting what I remembered from journals originally printing short stories, poems and essays ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2006

    Tapping the Source... and maybe your phone

    Perhaps because it's in the Drinking Issue, Cornel Bonca's review of Paula L. Woods' new novel Strange Bedfellows (featured in Selected Reviews from the Weekly on the sidebar) reminded me both of my own experiences with bad novels and my favorite quote from one very good novel, Waguih Ghali's Beer i ... More >>

  • Features

    January 6, 2005

    Imagining Orange County

    Its not the O.C., not Disneyland, not Newport. Eight writers imagine the real place you call home

  • Columns

    November 13, 2003

    The Fire Inside

    How many of us secretly love the ashes

  • Culture

    October 9, 2003

    School of Rock

    Mix master Hornbys Songbook