Steve Erickson | The Sun Magazine

Steve Erickson

Steve Erickson is a thirty-five-year-old Idaho pharmacist, who writes late at night, with coffee and cigarettes at his side, if he’s not, ahem, travelling to other dimensions or otherwise journeying beyond space and time.

— From February 1986
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

The Emshock Letters

The quality and depth of the exchange between us was near the deepest, most basic level of my being. Before me stood a being in which existed, in a universal sense, the most extreme opposite to everything I had known or defined as light, happiness, pleasure, tenderness, compassion, love, goodness and well-being.

February 1986
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