Steve Meloan reads from his book "St. James Infirmary"
Local author Steve Meloan will be at Readers' Books on Wednesday, June 21st for a reception at 5:30pm, reading at 6:00 p.m. to present his collection of short stories, St. James Infirmary. These short stories are set in Europe and California, ranging in time from between the 1960s to the 1980s. With unexpected twists and sharp insights into the dark and uncanny behind ordinary, everyday life, these stories explore complex human relationships and the mysterious forces that shape them. Each story depicts the gritty reality of each setting with haunting and subtle prose, making for a collection which draws readers in and sticks with them after the final page is turned.
Steven Meloan’s writing has been seen in Wired, Rolling Stone, Los Angeles, BUZZ, the San Francisco Chronicle, and SF Weekly. His fiction has appeared in SOMA Magazine, the Sonoma Valley Sun, Lummox Press, and Newington Blue Press, as well as at Litquake, Quiet Lightning, and other Bay Area literary events. He has regularly written for the Huffington Post, and is co-author of the novel The Shroud with his brother Michael. He is a recovered software programmer, and was a street busker in London, Paris, and Berlin.