1. Praise for Walter Falls

    An exceptionally well written novel. Walter Falls is highly recommended as a powerful and moving saga of the human condition.

    Midwest Book Review
  2. Praise for The Weight of Nothing

    Beguilingly mystical!

    Publishers Weekly
  3. Praise for Giraffes

    Gillis’ stories are illuminatingly strange, filled with power, electric, and will stay with you long after you think you’ve gone to sleep.

    Stephen Elliott, author of The Adderall Diaries
  4. Praise for Temporary People

    Here is a fable for our time, and for just about any other time you can imagine.

    Chris Bachelder, finalist for 2016 National Book Award
  5. Praise for The Law of Strings

    This story collection hooked me from story one and continued to captivate to the end Expert dialogue and movement and resolution in each piece. This is a book you could read in one sitting… the pace is that swift, the stories that good.

    Stephen Dixon, two time National Book Award finalist
  6. Praise for The Consequence of Skating

    A compelling meditation on media influence and social isolation. Gillis’ fourth novel explores the struggle for redemption and acceptance in a world saturated by information.

    Boollist (Five Stars)
  7. Praise for Benchere In Wonderland

    Plaudits are due for Steven Gillis’s brilliant fifth novel, an ambitious treatise on the role of art and the artist in modern day society. Gillis has an uncanny knack for depicting the best and worst of humankind… (while) carefully examining the fallibility and resolve of the artist.

    Publishers Weekly
  8. On ‘Temporary People’

    Here is a fable for our time, and just about any other time you can imagine!

    Charles Bachelder, author of Bear v Shark
  9. Highly Recommended

    An exceptionally well written novel… Walter Falls is highly recommended as a powerful and moving saga of the human condition.

    Midwest Book Review
  10. Steven Gillis possesses the rarest of gifts

    Steven Gillis possesses the rarest of gifts, the voice that seems to flow effortlessly. This guy makes it look easy. Read the first three pages of The Consequence of Skating and if you’re not hooked, go see a doctor.

    Jonathan Evison, author of All About Lulu and West of Here