Books by Steven Gillis

STEVEN GILLIS is the author of the critically acclaimed first novel Walter Falls. He lives in Ann Arbor with his wife, Mary, and two children, Anna and Zach. Currently at work on a new novel, TEMPORARY PEOPLE, Steve's stories, articles and book reviews ha


LIARS by Steven Gillis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 17, 2017

"A smart chamber drama about the ways aesthetics can govern lives—and, at times, can make people toxic to those around them."
In this novel of midlife malaise and creative frustration, a novelist insinuates himself into the seemingly idyllic life of a local couple, with emotional destruction in mind. Read full book review >
BENCHERE IN WONDERLAND by Steven Gillis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"At times there are simply too many ideas here for a short novel to juggle. Despite some touching passages, Gillis seems uncertain where to take his story and winds up trying with limited success to take it everywhere at once."
A visionary artist battles human, natural, and political elements in this offbeat novel. Read full book review >
THE WEIGHT OF NOTHING by Steven Gillis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 28, 2005

"Meandering and sophomoric."
A tedious second outing from Gillis (Walter Falls, 2003), who drags us along to North Africa with two young American slackers, each of them running away from something. Read full book review >
WALTER FALLS by Steven Gillis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2003

"Forced events and a lackluster cast undermine an otherwise entertaining first novel."
Sins of the father visit the son in paranoia, hubris, violence and corruption. Read full book review >